Elaine Thompson-Herah, the double Olympic champion, lived up to her reputation as one of the world’s leading sprinters by winning the women’s 60m at the Karsten Warholm Invitational in Ulsteinsvik, Norway, on Thursday (2 Feb).
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The Jamaican star was in top form, crossing the finish line in 7.30 seconds, outpacing her nearest rival, Helene Rønningen of Norway, who recorded a time of 7.40 seconds.
In the men’s 400m, the host nation’s Karsten Warholm took the top spot with a time of 45.31 seconds, while the Finnish runner Oskari Lehtonen claimed victory in the men’s 200m with a time of 21.39 seconds.
The women’s 200m was won by Imke Vervaet of Belgium, who recorded a time of 23.65 seconds.
The women’s 800m was won by Danaid Prinsen of the Netherlands, who recorded a time of 2:05.45, while Angelika Sarna of Poland took second place with a new personal best time of 2:05.68.
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