Asafa Powell won the men’s 100m dash at today’s (Sept 13) Decanation 2016 in Marseille, France (see video of race below).

Powell, who was chasing his 98th sub-10, for the second time in a week, failed to achieve the mark. This time he was timed in 10.20 seconds to finish ahead of Japanese Yoshihide Kikyu, 10.35.

Representing the area federation of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC), Powell running in his Black, Green and Gold Jamaican Puma bodysuit, held his drive phase for   about 25 metres before separating himself from the field.

Frenchman Mickael-meba Zeze was third in 10.53 and Igor Bodrov, fourth in 10.65.

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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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