ILLINOIS, USA – Bahamian 100m hurdles record holder Pedrya Seymour improved her 60m hurdles indoor best at Illini Classic on Saturday (14 Jan) at the Illinois Armory.

Seymour clocked 8.13 in heats to beat her previous best of 8.15 set last year in Portland, USA.
However, in the final she ran 8.20 to beat fellow Illinois athletes Jayla Stewart, 8.52 and Kortni Smyers-Jones, 8.60.

Jamaican Kedisha Dallas, representing Northern Illinois, ran 7.67 for third in the women’s 600m, won by Anita Saffa of Eastern Illinois in 7.56. Dallas ran 7.68 in the heats.


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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