Shaunae Miller-Uibo ran a stunning 21.74s to win the IAAF Diamond League women’s 200m title in Zurich on Thursday (29 Aug).

Miller-Uibo, who challenged off the curve by Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain, exploded in the last 60 meters to win easy.

Her time, 21.74 is a Bahamian record, World Lead, and Diamond League record.

“Oh my gosh. It is a blessing. This is my last run before the World Championships. My coach did a great job. I am in great shape. It is just a blessing.

“I am very happy about it. I am very excited. This is my second PB in Zurich, I guess, it is a good track for me,” Miller-Uibo said.

Elaine Thompson, who was third in 22.44, had the previous world lead of 22.00.

Asher-Smith, one of the favourites for gold in Doha 2019, finished second in 22.08.

Two-time defending world champion Dafne Schippers ended 4th in 22.46.


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21 COMMENTS

  1. Their times and seasons for everyone…elaine has had her season at the top of the chain…its shaunae’s season …accept it ….she will own the world from the 150-400 meters until her season is over…deal with it??

  2. Marlon Bostwick . Don’t think it’s hate. They have their preferred athlete out there and just trying to psyche up the thing. Just big up yours. SMU is not my favorite when ET is out there but I have to give her what she deserves. She just proved to all of us that she is no pretender.

  3. I always said Stephen Francis reminds me of the trainers at Caymanas park. You see they send out horses ,but not everyone is out their to win some are out their to test the waters and for exercise .Fanno does this all the time. Elaine never went out their to win. I saw one year at the London Diamond league Shelly blow away the field I the semi final and throt to 5th in The final

  4. Congrats to shaunae easy win..once again elaine thompson lack luster running in major championships make me question her coach & advisors in the 100m in London 2017 she disappeared in the finals l..is she injured ?..or just don’t have the heart? She has never beaten shaunae in the 200m

  5. I always said Stephen Francis reminds me of the trainers at Caymanas park. You see they send out horses ,but not everyone is out their to win some are out their to test the waters and for exercise .Fanno does this all the time. Elaine never went out their to win. I saw one year at the London Diamond league Shelly blow away the field I the semi final and throt to 5th in The final

  6. Congrats to shaunae easy win..once again elaine thompson lack luster running in major championships make me question her coach & advisors in the 100m in London 2017 she disappeared in the finals l..is she injured ?..or just don’t have the heart? She has never beaten shaunae in the 200m

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