Tajay Gayle wins men's long jump title at Doha 2019 --- Velocity Fest

World champion Tajay Gayle was a third-place finisher at today’s Galà dei Castelli in Bellinzona, Switzerland.

Gayle, who surprised many when he won the Doha 2019 world long jump title, leapt 7.99m.

Kristian Pulli of Finland won the event with 8.08m ahead of Rushawal Samaai of Bahrain, 8.04m.

Aaron Mallett of USA won the men’s 110m hurdles in 13.34 ahead of Jason Joseph, 13.40 and Antonio Alkana, 13.40.

Ludvy Vaillant of France topped the men’s 400m hurdles in 49.22. He beat David Kendziera 49.67 and Thomas Barr, 50.00.

Nadine Visser won the women’s 100m hurdles in 12.79 ahead of Luminosa Bogliolo, 12.82 and Lotta Harala, 13.19.

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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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