Jamaica’s Carifta Games Under-18 champion, Damion Thomas, won the men’s 60m hurdles at Friday’s (January 5) LSU Purple Tiger meet in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
LSU’s Thomas, who qualified with the second best time of 8.08m, returned to take the final in 7.84 seconds.
Tramaine Maloney, running unattached, finished second in 8.00secs.
Jamaican long jumper Damar Forbes placed 5th in the men’s 60m dash in 6.79. LSU’s Jaron Flournoy won the event in 6.71
Aleia Hobbs of LSU topped the women’s 60m dash in 7.27 ahead of her teammate Kortnei Johnson, 7.29.