Asafa Powell
Asafa Powell

Asafa Powell won the men’s 100m dash at today’s (Sept 13) Decanation 2016 in Marseille, France (see video of race below).

Powell, who was chasing his 98th sub-10, for the second time in a week, failed to achieve the mark. This time he was timed in 10.20 seconds to finish ahead of Japanese Yoshihide Kikyu, 10.35.

Representing the area federation of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC), Powell running in his Black, Green and Gold Jamaican Puma bodysuit, held his drive phase for   about 25 metres before separating himself from the field.

Frenchman Mickael-meba Zeze was third in 10.53 and Igor Bodrov, fourth in 10.65.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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