Akeem Bloomfield was in blazing form in Lodnon on Sunday (July 22). The Jamsican, who turned pro last month, ran a huge personal best of 19.82 to win the London Diamond League.

Alonzo Edward, who beat Bloomfield on his pro 200m debut earlier this month in Switzerland, was second this time in 20.01. Alex Quinonez finished third in 20.13.

Roland Levy, also of Jamaica, won the men’s 110 hurdles in 13.13, beating American Devon Allen, 23.30.

Stephanie McPherson was the third Jamaican winner on day two of the meet. She win the women’s 400m in 50.31 ahead of compatriot Anastasia Le-roy, 50.85.

Shericka Jackson ran 22.22 for third in the women’s 200m won by Jenna Prandini of The USA, 22.16.

Natoya Goule, 1:58.67 finished second in the women’s 800m, won by Ce’Aira Brown of The USA 2:58.57.

Danielle Williams finished second in the women’s 100m hurdles first heat in 12.67. American world record holder Kendra Harrison won the event in 12.50.

Later in the final, Williams finished fourth in 12.55. Harrison won in 12.36secs.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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