Tamari Davis leads field at Ed Murphey Classic
Tamari Davis

Tamari Davis was in top form at Saturday’s (30 July) Ed Murphey Classic 2022, the final stop in the American Track League.

Tamari Davis leads field at Ed Murphey Classic
Tamari Davis

Tamari Davis, who is expected to skip the World U20 Championships next week in Cali, Colombia, crossed the line in 10.87 to lead the qualifiers.

Teetee Terry, Davis’s main final rival, won her heat in 11.01. Fellow Americans Shania Collins and Cambrea Sturgis got an identical time of 11.04 in their respective heats.

In the men’s 100m prelims, Kendal Williams was the only one to break 10 seconds, running across the line in 9.99. Josephus Lyles was the next best with 10.06.

Kree King, also of the USA, was the third fastest with 10.08.

Jamaican Jelani Walker also qualified for the 100m final with 10.15.

Jamaican Tyler Mason ran 13.34 for second in the men’s 110m hurdles, which went to Freddie III Crittenden, 14.14.

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