Briana Williams for Carifta Games 2019
Briana Williams for Carifta Games 2019

Briana Williams was in the form of her life at Sunday’s (6 Feb) New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in New York.

Briana Williams, who helped Jamaica to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games 4x100m gold, sizzled to 7.09 seconds to win her heat of the 60m dash.

She trailed American Destiny Smith-Barnett for about 50 meters before easing up across the line. Smith-Barnett finished second in 7.14.

American Mikilah Brisco ran 7.14 to win heat 2 and booked her place in the final.


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