Bellinzona Galá dei Castelli 2023 - Elaine Thompson-Herah equals Flo-Jo's world record of 10.61? Diamond League
FILE PHOTO: Elaine Thompson-Herah into the final of the women's 100m at the Commonwealth Games 2022

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).

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.

Elaine Thompson-Herah equals Flo-Jo's world record of 10.61? Diamond League
FILE PHOTO: Elaine Thompson-Herah into the final of the women’s 100m at the Commonwealth Games 2022

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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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.