Abby Steiner wins US trials 2022

Abby Steiner ran a world lead and personal best of 21.77 to win the women’s 200m at US trials on Sunday (26 June).

Steiner, now among the medal contenders for World Championships, trailed Jenna Prandini and Tamara Clark after 150 meters.

Prandini led at 100m in 11.27 and held the lead up to 150 metres with 16.42. Clark was also better than Steiner for the first three-quarter of the race.

Steiner was timed in 11.36 at 100m and 16.47.

In the men’s 200m, defending world champion, Noah Lyles finished strong to nip Erriyon Knighton on the line, 19.67 to 19.69.
Steiner ran 21.80s in the semi-finals.

Knighton led at 100m in 10.31 to 10.44 and also at 150m with 14.86 to 19.98.

Fred Kerley also booked his ticket by crossing the line in 19.83. Kenny Bednarek, who finished fourth in 19.87, will also make the team as Lyles is the defending champion.

Lyles ran 19.81 and Knighton, 19.97.

Daniel Roberts won the men’s 110m hurdles in 13.03.

Athing Mu topped the women’s 800m in 1:57.16.

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Anthony Foster
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.

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