Akeem Bloomfield was in blazing form in Lodnon on Sunday (July 22). The Jamsican, who turned pro last month, ran a huge personal best of 19.82 to win the London Diamond League.

Alonzo Edward, who beat Bloomfield on his pro 200m debut earlier this month in Switzerland, was second this time in 20.01. Alex Quinonez finished third in 20.13.

Roland Levy, also of Jamaica, won the men’s 110 hurdles in 13.13, beating American Devon Allen, 23.30.

Stephanie McPherson was the third Jamaican winner on day two of the meet. She win the women’s 400m in 50.31 ahead of compatriot Anastasia Le-roy, 50.85.

Shericka Jackson ran 22.22 for third in the women’s 200m won by Jenna Prandini of The USA, 22.16.

Natoya Goule, 1:58.67 finished second in the women’s 800m, won by Ce’Aira Brown of The USA 2:58.57.

Danielle Williams finished second in the women’s 100m hurdles first heat in 12.67. American world record holder Kendra Harrison won the event in 12.50.

Later in the final, Williams finished fourth in 12.55. Harrison won in 12.36secs.

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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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