By Vijay, writer

Miguel Francis and Shaunae Miller were in record-breaking forms at Saturday’s (11 June) JN Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium in Kingston.

Francis broke 20 seconds for the first time and take with him Antigua and Barbuda’s national record from 20.05 to 19.88.

Jamaicans Julian Forte, 20.18, and Warren Weir, the Olympic silver medal winner from London, 20.32 were second and third respectively.

Antoine Adams of St. Kitts and Nevis was forth in 20.41.

Jamaicans Jason Young, 20.55, Rasheed Dwyer, 20.58 and Jermaine Brown, 20.89 finished down the track.

Miller also established a new Bahamian record by topping the women’s 200m in 22.05. She beat the previous mark of 22.14 done at the Jamaica Invitational in May.

Jenna Pradini of USA was second in 22.39 while third place finisher, Jamaican Audra Segree, broke 23 seconds for the first time with 22.89.

Anniesha McLaughlin-Whilby finished fourth in 22.91 and Barbadian Sada Williams, fifth in 23.12.

Machel Cedenio of Trinidad and Tobago won the men’s 400m in 44.37, just outside his 44.36 personal best. He beat Grenadian Bralon Taplin, 44.76 and Jamaican Javon Francis, 44.81.

Jamaica’s World Championships bronze medallist, Shericka Jackson, 50.72 and Christine Day, 51.22 were the top two from the women’s 400m.

Jamaicans Natoya Goule, 2:00. 23 and Kenia Sinclair 2:01.32 were the best 800m runners.

United States’ Johnny Dutch ran a world leading 48.10 to beat Jamaicans Roxroy Cato 48.98 and Annsert Whyte 49.25 in the men’s 400m hurdles.

Jamaican Fedrick Dacres threw 61.59m for second in the men’s discus, won by USA’s Travis Bailey with 63.96m.


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