MONTVERDE, USA – Jamaican Veronica Campbell-Brown ran a season best at Saturday’s Star Athletics meet at Montverde Academy in Florida. 

Campbell-Brown’s time of 10.83, was second behind Murielle Ahoure, who posted and African record and world leading 100m time of 10.78 (+1.6m/s).

Americans Joanna Atkins (11.09), Kaylin Whitney (11.17), and Candace Hill (11.19) were next in line. Ahoure also ran 10.80 (+2.1) in the heats.

Hill later topped the 200m field in a windy 22.38 (+2.1m/s) to beat American Shalonda Solomon, 22.59 and Jamaican Kerron Stewart, 22.69.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Semoy Hackett won her heat in 22.62 (+2.0m/s).

In the 100m, Canadian Aaron Brown ran a 9.96 PB (+2.0m/s) over Tyson Gay 9.97 and Justin Walker 10.05 PB in the prelims.

In the final, without Gay, the winner was Marvin Bracy in 9.94 (1.8m/s). Brown was second in 10.01 and Clayton Vaughn, third in 10.02.

In another final, Keston Bledman from Trinidad and Tobago, recorded 10.07 (+2.0m/s).

Tyson Gay won the 200m in 20.21 (+1.6m/s) beating Justin Walker 20.26 PB. Anas Beshr won the 400m in national record for Egypt 45.40 ahead of Bahamian Michael Mathieu 45.42.


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