FAYETTEVILLE, AR – The 2023 Tyson Invitational saw an exciting lineup of top-notch track and field athletes from around the world. Nigeria’s Favour Ofili stood out with a world-leading time of 22.36 seconds in the women’s 200m race, breaking her own national record and defeating Talitha Diggs who clocked 22.61.
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In the men’s 200m, Robert Gregory took home the win with a time of 20.58, ahead of Jacory Patterson who also clocked 20.58. The triple jump saw victories for Jah-Nhai Perinchief of Bermuda with a leap of 16.74 and Jasmine Moore who recorded 14.25.
Other standout performances included Sam Austin’s win in the 800m with a time of 1:46.06, Axelina Johansson of Sweden taking the shot put with 18.66, and Branson Ellis’s pole vault victory with a height of 5.81. Rylee Anderson also impressed in the high jump with a mark of 1.90.
In the relay events, the mixed team from Florida dominated the men’s 4x400m with a time of 3:02.18. The women’s 4x400m saw a mixed team from HurdleMechanic (Nicole Yeargin/GBR, Andranette Knight/JAM, Dalilah Muhammad, Alexis Holmes) come out on top, crossing the finish line in 3:28.37, ahead of the mixed team from Arkansas who recorded 3:28.43.
The 2023 Tyson Invitational was a showcase of some of the best talent in track and field and the results are sure to have a major impact on the upcoming season.
Complete results here