Danielle Williams takes bronze in 100m hurdles Doha 2019
DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 06: Danielle Williams of Jamaica competes in the Women's 100 metres hurdles semi finals during day ten of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on October 06, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF)

Danielle Williams was on top form at Sunday’s (21 Feb) final leg of the American Track League in Arkansas.

Williams, the Beijing 2015 100m hurdles champion, powered across the finish line in 7.86secs, a new personal best.

Tonea Marshall, LSU’s collegiate sprinter, tried very hard but could only manage 7.89 for second place.

Great Britain’s Cindy Sember took the third spot in 8.01. Pedrya Seymour of the Bahamas finished sixth in 8.24

In the prelims, Williams ran 7.90 to qualify, while Marshall crossed the line in 7.95.

Asa Guevara of Trinidad and Tobago took the top spot in the men’s 300m with 33.11. USA’s Jamiel Trimble finished second in 33.38.

It took a personal best from American Shamier Little to beat Jamaican Chrisann Gordon. Little was timed in 50.57 while Gordon, in her first race this season, finished second in 52.06.

Sparkle McKnight of Trinidad and Tobago ran a season-best 54.14 for fifth in the event.

Ruebin Walter, also of Trinidad and Tobago, finished second in the men’s 60m hurdles. He ran 7.66 to Michael Dickson’s 7.53.

Allyson Felix was beaten in the women’s 60m, running 7.28 to winner Daryll Neita of Great Britain, 7.24.
Felix returned to win the day’s final event, the women’s 200m in 22.59, her first time under 23 seconds.
Jasmine Camachq-Quinn of Puerto Rico finished second in 22.91.

American finished 1-2-3 in the men’s 60m dash with Zachary Jewell, 6.58, Jackson Webb, 6.59 and Jarrion Lawson, 6.62.

Bahamian Warren Fraser finished sixth in 6.71.

American Heather Maclean ran 2:00.53 for a new personal best and facility 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.