Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson-Herah won their respective heats at Saturday’s (8 Aug) Velocity Fest 4 as track and field returned to the National Stadium.

Fraser-Pryce, running in heat 2, recorded the fastest time of 11.28 seconds into a negative 2.7m/s wind. Natasha Morrison was second to Fraser-Pryce in 11.77s.

In heat 3, Thompson-Herah was easy in 11.41 against a negative 1.0m/s wind. Shashalee Forbes finished second in 11.48.

1 Fraser-Pryce, Shelly-Ann     Nike                     11.28  -2.7  2
  2 Thompson-Herah, Elaine       Mvp Track & Fiel         11.41  -1.0  3
  3 Forbes, Shashalee            Sprintec Track Club      11.48  -1.0  3
  4 Morrison, Natasha            Sprintec Track Club      11.77  -2.7  2
  5 Cameron, Kasheika            Mvp Track & Fiel         11.83  -1.0  3
  6 Nanda, Srabani               Mvp Track & Fiel         11.88  -1.0  3
  7 Harriott, Michae             GC Foster College        12.19  -2.7  2
  8 Curtis, Samantha             Pelicans Track Club      12.57  -5.5  1
  9 Clarke, Dominique            Unattached               12.71  -5.5  1
 10 Laidlaw, Kristen             Mvp Track & Fiel         13.11  -5.5  1

In the men’s event, Oshane Bailey recorded the fastest time of 10.30 (-0.7m/s wind). Tyquendo Tracey, the heat 4 winner in 10.34, is the day’s second fastest so far. Tracey ran against a negative 3.2m/s wind.

Nigel Ellis, 10.35, Romario Williams, 10.37 and Nesta Carter, 10.48 were the top finishers.

 1 Bailey, Oshane               Sprintec Track Club      10.30  -0.7  3
  2 Tracey, Tyquendo             Tumbleweed               10.34  -3.2  4
  3 Ellis, Nigel                 Mvp Track & Fiel         10.35  -0.7  3
  4 Williams, Romario            GC Foster College        10.37  -3.2  4
  5 Carter, Nesta                Mvp Track & Fiel         10.48  -3.2  4
  6 Barnes, Emre                 Mvp Track & Fiel         10.50  -0.7  3
  7 Rodney, Brendon              Sprintec Track Club      10.66  -0.7  3
  8 Barnswell, Ramone            Mvp Track & Fiel         10.72  -3.2  2
  9 Goldson, Khadrian            GC Foster College        10.72  -3.2  2
 10 Gayle, Tajay                 Mvp Track & Fiel         10.74  -3.2  2
 11 Green, Kemar                 Mvp Track & Fiel         10.76  -0.2  1
 12 Callender, Emmanuel          Pelicans Track Club      10.81  -3.2  2
 13 Rowe, Samuel                 Titans                   10.82  -3.2  4
 14 Rawlins, Javon               GC Foster College        11.04  -0.2  1
 -- Nagarkoti, Sunil             Pelicans Track Club        DNF  -0.2  1

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