Rasheed Broadbell wins Commonwealth Games gold medal
Rasheed Broadbell wins Commonwealth Games gold

Jamaican Rasheed Broadbell ran his fastest race to win the men’s 110-meter hurdles at the Lausanne Diamond League in Switzerland.

Broadbell, who trailed American two-time world champion Grant Holloway, drawn on his outside, finished strong in 12.99 seconds. He bettered his previous best of 13.08secs.

Jamaica’s Olympic Games champion Hansle Parchment, who was among the slowest from the blocks, finished fourth in 13.13.

Americans Trey Cunningham pipped Holloway on the line, 13.10 to 13.11.

Rasheed Broadbell
Rasheed Broadbell dips under thirteen seconds for the first time to take victory in 12.99!

In the women’s 400m hurdles, Jamaicans Janieve Russell ran 53.92 and Andrenette Knight, 54.33, picked up second and third place finishes.

Femke Bolt of the Netherlands took the top spot in a new meeting record, 52.95.

Rushell Clayton did not finish.

Renelle Lamote of France beat American Allie Wilson, 1:57.84 to 1:58.09 in the women’s 800m.

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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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