Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah lost her 60m race (Video Below) at Tuesday’s (22 Feb) ORLEN Copernicus Cup in Torun, Poland.
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The Tokyo 2020 Olympic sprint double champion, seeking her first sub-7 of the season, could only manage a season-best of 7.04 seconds.
Homegirl Ewa Swoboda won the event in 7.03 seconds while fellow Polish Pia Skrzyszowska finished third in 7.14.
“I’m so very happy. I still can’t believe that I raced against Elaine Thompson-Herah and that I won against her. It was a pleasure to compete with her. Wow,” said Swoboda.
In a social media post, Thompson-Herah wrote: “Didn’t win today but super grateful. Everybody’s a work in progress. I’m a work in progress. I mean, I’ve never arrived. I’m still learning all the time. ”
Earlier in the heats, Thompson-Herah topped her section in 7.14, and Swoboda won her’s in 7.06.
Roneisha McGregor of Jamaica ran 53.06 in the women’s 400m, which saw Femke Bol of The Netherland getting the fastest time of 50.64.
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