Elaine Thompson explains #Doha2019 100m performance
Elaine Thompson explains #Doha2019 100m performance

Elaine Thompson-Herah, again this season stamped her class, winning her second straight Diamond League 100m race.

Thompson-Herah, who last week ran a world-leading 10.85 in Rome, produced another fast, but a little slower 10.87 today in Doha, Qatar.

Like in Rome, Thompson-Herah brushed aside Multiple world medallist Marie-Josée Ta Lou, 11.21. Kayla White of USA finished third in 11.25

Thompson-Herah now has two of the top three times of 2020. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s fastest of the year is 10.86s.

Anthonique Strachan of the Bahamas finished fifth in 11.42.

In the men’s 200m, Julian Forte ran a season-best 20.39 for second place behind Arthur Cisse, who topped the field in an Ivory Coast national record of 20.23.

Barbadian Mario Burke finished 4th in 20.72, just behind Christophe Lemaitre, 20.68.

Kahmari Montgomery, 45.55 beat Yousef Karam, 45.72 in the men’s 400m.

Yanique Thompson finished down the track, eight placed in the women’s 100m hurdles, in 13.52.

Payton Chadwick won the event in a season-best 12.78 to beat her fellow American Taliyah Brooks, 12.86.

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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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