Christania Williams continued her impressive indoor season with a personal best in the women’s 60m dash at Sunday’s (7 Feb) American Track League in Arkansas, USA.

However, Williams again played second fiddle to the more experienced Nigerian Blessing Okagbare, who ran 7.10 for victory.

Williams’ time of 7.14, which equalled her Glasgow 2018 mark, showed growth.

American Teahna Daniels ran a season-best 7.17 for third in the event final.

In the preliminary round, Williams ran 7.18 to Okagbare’s 7.17

At the first meet in this series, two weeks ago, Okagbare ran 7.17 to beat Williams, 7.18.

Ronnie Baker ran 6.53 to beat his American teammate and world leader Trayvon Bromell, 6.58 in the men’s 60m dash.

Former Hydel star athlete Shiann Salmon produced a personal best effort to stay close to American Shamier Little. In the end, Salmon’s best of 52.85 placed her second behind Little, 51.33, also a personal best.

Salmon beat her previous best of 53.74 done in Texas this same time last year. Hurdler Little career-best mark before today was 51.74.

Kendall Baisden of the United States finished third in 53.43 and Great Britain’s Lina Nielsen, 53.85 ended fourth in the two-lap event.

In the men’s long jump, Jamaican Damar Forbes finished fourth with 7.70m. Bahamian LaQuan Nairn took the second spot with 8.16m. American Marquis Dendy won the event with 8.21m.

Tristan James of Dominica leapt 7.56 for fifth in the 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.