Britany Anderson wins silver at Wold U20 Championships
Brittany Anderson wins silver at Wold U20 Championships

World U20 100m hurdles record-holder Britany Anderson ran a season-best to win at Saturday’s (25 July) USATF’s Back to the Track Series meet in Clermont, Florida.

Anderson, who holds the World U20 record at 12.71, sizzled to 12.82 to take the top spot in Saturday’s meet.

The mark is the third-best time in the world this year. Elvira Herman (BLR) with 12.73 and Annimari Korte (FIN), 12.76 are the leading sprint hurdlers.

Tiffany Porter was second to Anderson in 12.92 and her sister Cindy Ofili, 3rd in 12.95. Lucheyona Weaver finished 4th in 13.60.

Earlier, in the preliminary round, contested by the same four women, Anderson ran 12.71secs (3.0m/s wind) to record the fastest time.

Tiffany Porter had the second-best time of 12.74 and Cindy Ofili, 13.04. Lucheyona Weaver was the fourth person in the race, and she ran 13.48.

In the men’s 110m hurdles, American World champion Grant Holloway ran 13.47 to take the top spot.

Maicel Uibo, Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s husband, finished 2nd in 14.68.

Holloway had earlier ran 13.35 in the heats.

TJ Holmes ran 1:17.15 in the men’s 600m event.

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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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