Three Caribbean athletes, Steven Gardiner, Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Anastasia Le-Roy were winners on Sunday’s (20 May) final day of the Adidas Boost Boston Games ‘street meet’ in Boston, USA.
Miller-Uibo, however, shone brightest on Charles Street to take the top spot in the women’s 150m. Her time of 16.23 got the better of Michelle-Lee Ahye (TTO), 16.57 and Sashalee Forbes (JAM), 16.75.
Miller-Uibo’s 16.23 bettered Tori Bowie’s record set at last year’s meet by 0.07. The time is also the fastest ever clocking in a standalone 150m race (on a straight or bend). The only woman ever to have gone faster is American Flo Jo, who ran a 16.10 split during her 21.34 world record run in Seoul.
Steven Gardiner of Bahamas topped the men’s 200m in 19.88s over Alonso Edward (PAN), 20.03 and Jereem Richards (TTO), 20.03
Anastasia Le-Roy (JAM) ran a personal best 22.16 to take the women’s 200m ahead of Joanna Atkins (USA)s 22.31.
Tori Bowie wins 100m, Yohan Blake gets 3rd at Adidas Boost Boston Games
Tori Bowie (USA) took the women’s 110m in 11.05 ahead of Angela Tenorio (Ecuador), 11.17
In the men’s 100m, former world champion Yohan Blake ran 10.17 to finish 3rd behind clubmate Zharnel Hughes (Great Britain), 9.99 over Akani Simbine (South Africa), 10.03.
Sharika Nelvis (USA) won the women’s 100m hurdles in 12.76 ahead of former world champion Danielle Williams (JAM) 12.78
Jevaughn Minzie (JAM) 15.08 and Rasheed Dwyer (JAM) 15.12 were 4th and 5th respectively in the men’s 150m, won by Noah Lyles (USA) 14.77
Brianna Williams (JAM) took the Dream HS Girls’ 100m race in 11.35 ahead of Kelly Rowe (USA), 11.71
On Saturday, Natoya Goule (JAM) ran 1:59.43, but was just edged out by Ajee Wilson (USA), 1:59.27