American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson emerged victorious in the opening Diamond League women’s 100m dash in Doha on Friday, beating Jamaican athlete Shericka Jackson.
Although Jackson and Dina Asher-Smith battled in the first half of the race, Richardson surged ahead in the closing stages and crossed the finish line in a new meeting record and world lead time of 10.76.
Jackson finished second with a time of 10.85, just shy of her previous world lead of 10.82 achieved in Kingston two weeks ago. Asher-Smith of Great Britain finished third with a time of 10.98, while Twanisha Terry took fourth place with a time of 11.07.
The Diamond League women’s 100m dash in Doha was a highly competitive event, featuring some of the world’s top sprinters. Fans can look forward to more exciting and intense races as the Diamond League series continues.
10.76🇺🇸Sha’Carri Richardson (WL, MR)
10.98🇬🇧Dina Asher-Smith (SB)
11.18🇺🇸Teahna Daniels (SB)
11.19🇺🇸Abby Steiner (SB)