Shaunae Miller-Uibo runs record time in 150m at adidas Boost Boston Games.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo runs record time in 150m at adidas Boost Boston Games.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo was the star of Friday’s (July 20) Monaco Diamond Meeting.

The Bahamian darling blazed around the track in 48.97secs, a new world-leading mark, Diamond League record, meeting record and national record. She was breaking 49 seconds for the first time.

Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain was second in 49.08, a new area record.

American World champion Phyllis Francis finished 4th in 51.05.

Jamaican Natoya Goule was also in top form in the women’s 800m. Goule timed her run perfectly to finish third in a new national record 1:56.15. She improved on her previous mark of 1:57.69 set last month.

South African Caster Semenya won the event in 1:54.60

Jamaica’s Olympic Games sprint double champion Elaine Thompson finished 3rd in the women’s 100m. Thompson ran 11.02 behind Ivory Coast pair of Marie-Josee Ta Lou, 18.89 and Murielle Ahoure, 11.01.

Yanique Thompson ran 12.92 for 3rd in the women’s 100m hurdles. Queen Harrison won the event in 12.64 ahead of fellow American Dawn Harper-Nelson, 12.90.

Hansle Parchment was 4th in the men’s high hurdles. He ran 13.21 in the event won by Sergey Shubenkov in 13.07.

American Noah Lyles ran a personal best 19.65, which is also a world-leading and meet record.

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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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