Talented Jamaican young sprinter Kevona Davis finally joined the sub-11 seconds 100m club this weekend (14 May). The Texas sophomore clocked a personal best of 10.95 seconds to win her heat at the 2022 Big 12 Outdoor Championships.
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Kevona Davis, who is regarded as one of Jamaica’s top upcoming sprinters, smashed her previous PB of 11.16 secs, set back in 2018.
The 20-year-old enters the final of the women’s 100m at the conference championships with the third-fastest time behind her fellow Texas teammate Julien Alfred of St. Lucia who clocked a new meeting record of 10.81 secs (1.7 m/s) to win her section.
Alfred improved the 10.95 previous Big 12 Championships record, set in 2008 by Jamaican Simone Facey, who represented Texas A&M.
Rosemary Chukwuma of Texas Tech ran a slightly wind-assisted 10.94 (2.4 m/s) to win her heat to qualify with the second-fastest time.
The final of the women’s 100m at the 2022 Big 12 Outdoor Championships is slated for Sunday (15) at 7:55 PM ET.
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