Tina Clayton at Champs 2019

The 100m finals produced some amazing times on Friday’s 4th day of #Champs2019.

Tina Clayton at Champs 2019

Oblique Seville of Calabar ran a blistering 10.13 seconds (just of Zharnel Hughes’ record of 10.12).

Kevona Davis of Edwin Allen won the Class 2 girls’ 100m final in 11.19, just three-hundredths of a second off her own Champs record of 11.16.

Hydel’s Ashanti Moore stunned the stadium with a huge personal best of 11.17 for gold in the Class 1 girls’ 100m final.

Also, 13-year-old Christopher Scott’s Class 3 victory of 10.73 to set a new Class 3 boys’ 100m record.

Tina Clayton at Champs 2019

However, Trackalerts.com’s pick for the best performance of the day was that of 14-year-old Tina Clayton, who ran a blistering 11.27 to take top honours in the Class 3 girls’ 100m. The mark is a new age group world best.

Tina Clayton at Champs 2019



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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