Olympic Games sprint double Elaine Thompson-Herah won the women’s 100m at Saturday’s (18 July) Velocity Fest at Jamaica College.

The Rio 2016 100m and 200m winner won Saturday’s event in Kingston with a reasonable 11.19secs. Thompson ran into a -0.6m/s wind.

Shashalee Forbes, World and Olympic Games medallist, ran 11.49 for second overall and in heat three behind Thompson.

Last week, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran a world-leading 11secs flat to win the event.

Julian Forte topped the men’s 100m event in 10.03 ahead of Romario Williams, who won his heat in 10.33.

Nesta Carter, 10.35, Nigel Ellis, 10.47 and Oshane Bailey, 10.50 rounded off the top five finishers.

Megan Tapper, the lone competitor in the women’s 100m hurdles, crossed the line in 13.38.

Rashee Broadbell was the only finisher in the men’s 110m hurdles. He did 13.47s.


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Event 12  Women 100 Meter Dash
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 Meet Record:   11.00  7/11/2020   Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Nike        
    Comp#  Name                Year Team                Finals         
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Section  1     Wind: -0.6                                               
  1 #   11 Curtis, Samantha      Pelicans Track Club      12.39         
  2 #   75 Laidlaw, Kristen      Mvp Track & Fiel         12.81         
  3 #    2 Guthrie, Kayly        Petersfield High         13.02         
Section  2     Wind: -0.6                                               
  1 #   55 Nanda, Srabani        Mvp Track & Fiel         11.78         
  2 #   52 Cameron, Kasheika     University of Te         11.92         
  3 #   73 Clarke, Dominique     Unattached               12.22         
Section  3     Wind: -0.6                                               
  1 #   53 Thompson-Herah, E     Mvp Track & Fiel         11.19         
  2 #   32 Forbes, Shashalee     Sprintec Track Club      11.49
Event 14  Men 100 Meter Dash
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 Meet Record:   10.38  7/11/2020   Nesta Carter, MVP                    
    Comp#  Name                Year Team                Finals         
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Section  1     Wind: -0.1                                               
  1 #   20 Rawlins, Javon        GC Foster College        11.16         
  2 #   80 Evans, Troy           Mvp Track & Fiel         11.27         
Section  2     Wind: -0.7                                               
  1 #   21 Goldson, Khadrian     GC Foster College        10.72         
  2 #   65 Hamilton, Austin      Mvp Track & Fiel         11.23         
Section  3     Wind: -0.8                                               
  1 #    4 Watson, Antonio       Petersfield High         10.54         
  2 #   13 Callender, Emmanu     Pelicans Track Club      10.65         
  3 #   59 Green, Kemar          Mvp Track & Fiel         10.86         
Section  4     Wind: -0.3                                               
  1 #   18 Williams, Romario     GC Foster College        10.33         
  2 #   81 Ellis, Nigel          Mvp Track & Fiel         10.47         
  3 #   58 Barnswell, Ramone     Mvp Track & Fiel         10.64         
Section  5     Wind: 0.3                                                
  1 #   60 Forte, Julian         Mvp Track & Fiel         10.03         
  2 #   57 Carter, Nesta         Mvp Track & Fiel         10.35         
  3 #   36 Bailey, Oshane        Sprintec Track Club      10.50         
 -- #   35 Dwyer, Rasheed        Sprintec Track Club        DNF

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