Elaine Thompson-Herah and Briana Williams have advanced to the final of the women’s 100m final at the NACAC New Life Invitational in Miramar, Florida.
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Thompson, Rio 2016 Olympic Games sprint double champion, topped her heat in 10.92 (+3.0m/s wind) ahead of Michelle-Lee Ayhe of Trinidad and Tobago, 10.96.
Williams, Tampere 2018 World U20 sprint double champion, took the top spot in heat 1, 10.93 (+3.6m/s wind).
American Tianna Bartoletta was second to Williams in 10.98.
Yohan Blake ran 9.97 seconds (+2.1m/s) to take heat 1 of the men’s 100m ahead of fellow Jamaican Tyquendo Tracey, 10.20.
Jelani Walker, also of Jamaica, 10.05 (+3.1m/s), was the heat 2 winner. Nigel Ellis finished second in 10.08
In the relays, Trinidad and Tobago, 43.96 beat Bahamas, 44.41 in the women’s 4x100m.
Jamaica male team, anchored by Oshane Bailey and included Blake, ran 39.22 to finish ahead of Trinidad and Tobago, 39.75.
Fedrick Dacres, 66.01m, was beaten by Alex Rose of Samoa, 67.12m in the men’s discus.
Canadian Christabel Nettey took the women’s long jump with 6.78m ahead of Tianna Bartoletta of the USA, 6.75m.
Tobi Amusan of Nigeria ran 12.43 (+4.5m/s) to lead the qualifiers in the women’s 100m hurdles.
American Michael Dickson, 13.37 (+2.5m/s) leads Jamaicans Roland Levy, 13.51 (+1.6m/s) and Rasheed Broadbell, 13.38 (+2.5m/s) in the men’s 110m hurdles.
Wadeline Jonathas of the USA won the women’s 400m final in 51.91 ahead of Jamaican Tiffany James, 52.74.
Jamaicans Chanice Porter, 6.64m and Sabina Allen, 6.51, were fourth and sixth.
Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran 10.63, the second-fastest time ever by a female sprinter, in Kingston at the JOA/JAAA Destiny Series