Elaine Thompson-Herah and Stephenie-Ann McPherson were winners at Saturday’s (19 Feb) Müller Indoor Grand Prix at the Arena Birmingham in the UK.
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Thompson-Herah, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games sprint double champion, stormed to an impressive 7.08 seconds in the women’s 60m.
Mujinga Kambundji was the closest to Thompson-Herah with 7.11, while homegirl Daryll Neita finished third in 7.13.
McPherson’s win came in the women’s 400m dash. She secured victory in 51.39 to secure 10 points in the indoor meet series.
Lieke Klaver of Netherland took second in 51.49 and Justyna Swiety-Ersetic of Poland, 52.09 for third.
Natoya Goule, fresh from her national record run on Thursday, ran 1:59.85 for third in the women’s 800m.
Keely Hodgkinson of Great Britain won the event in 1:57.20.
American Noah Lyles edged out compatriot Ronnie Baker as both crossed the finish line in 6.55. Elijah Hall, also of the USA, ran 6.56 for third and Michael Rodgers 6.58 for fourth.
Kahmari Montgomery of the USA took the men’s 400m in 45.72 ahead of Liemarvin Bonevacia of the Netherland, 46.08
The American world 110m hurdles champion, Grant Holloway, won the men’s 60m hurdles in 7.41. Great Britain’s Andrew Pozzi finished second in 7.59.
Zoe Sedney of the Netherland ran 8.02 to beat Ditaji Kambundji, 8.05 in the women’s 60m hurdles.
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