Allyson Felix
Allyson Felix

American track and field legend Allyson Felix warmed up for next weekend’s high-profiled Millrose Games by topping the women’s 60m Saturday’s (1 Feb) Power Five Invitational in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Felix, one of the greatest track and field stars globally, won the short sprint in 7.35s. She beat Brooke Raglin of Louisville, 7.39 and Anna Keefer of North Carolina, 7.45s.

Felix, who ran 7.45 in Friday’s heats, will face Jamaican Briana Williams, who ran 7.25 indoor and 7.15 outdoor, two weekends ago.

Qhiyal Towns of North Carolina took the men’s 60m in 6.74 ahead of Lester Miller of Mississippi State, 6.83.

Great Britain’s Cindy Ofili edged Tiffany Porter in the women’s 60m hurdles, 8.19 (8.181) to 8.19 (8.188) respectively.

Porter, after the race, wrote on social media, “another season-best today, and I’m grateful for the progress.”

Job Mayhue took the men’s 60m hurdles in 8.00 ahead of his Michigan teammate Roland Amarteifio, 8.02.

Ohiyahl Towns of North Carolina won the men’s 60m in 6.74 ahead of Lester Miller of Mississippi State, 6.83s.

Chloe Foster won the women’s 400m in 54.23 while Briana Evans of Mississippi State took the men’s event in 48.66

Jade Harrison of Michigan topped the women’s 200m in 24.26 while Terryon Conwell of Mississippi was the men’s 200m winner in 21.24.

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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.