By Vijay, TrackAlerts.Com Writer
Yohan Blake, Javon Francis and Rusheen McDonald were the star performers at Saturday’s (13th June) JAAA All-Comers Meet held at Kingston's National Stadium.
Blake, who is recovering from injury, ran his first 100m of the season in 10.21 seconds. The wind reading was + 1.2m/s.
After the race, Blake said he is feeling “pretty good” “It was really a good run and I’m glad I finish(ed) injury free,” added the 2011 World Champion.
In the men’s 400m, Francis and McDonald posted huge personal best times. Francis, who trailed McDonald into the last 10 metres, won the event in 44.50.
He punched the air in celebration after the time was announced. “I am really happy about my personal best…I felt good and did what my coach wanted me to do,” Francis said. I’m going into Trials well focused and to make the team,” he added. McDonald's time was 44.60.
In the boys’ 400m, Christopher Taylor won impressively, in a personal best 45.55 secs. “I’m excited to come out here and get a personal best, especially since I am not 100 per cent,” said Taylor.
Meanwhile, Elaine Thompson covered the women’s half lap event in 23.04 … the wind reading -3.2m/s.