By Vijay, TrackAlerts.Com Writer
Elaine Thompson and Andrew Fisher were impressive at Saturday’s IAAF World Challenge Meeting in Madrid, Spain.
Thompson won the women’s 100m in 10.90, a new meeting record, to finish ahead of Barbra Pierre of United States 11.05.
American English Gardener, who won race 1 in 11.02, pulled out of the final. Thompson was second in race 2 in 11.07 behind South African Carina Horn 11.06.
In the men’s 100m, Fisher didn’t win, but he became the 14th Jamaican to break 10 seconds. Fisher’s 9.94 for second behind American Michael Rodgers 9.88, makes him the 10th fastest Jamaican of all time.
Fisher had earlier won race 3 in 10.04 to advance to the final. Rodgers did 9.97 in race 1
Cayman Islands’ Kemar Hyman was fourth in 10.07 and Jamaican Michael Frater 7th in 10.19. The wind reading for the race was +1.4m/s .
Jeffery Gibson of Bahamas won the men’s 400m hurdles in 48.89 while Trinidad & Tobago’s world champion Jehue Gordon finished 5th in 49.53.
Jamaican Rusheen McDonald 45.04secs for 4th, Bahamian Michael Mathieu 45.18, fifth and Renny Quow of Trinidad & Tobago 45.37, sixth, were all beaten in the men’s 400m by Abdalelah Haroun (QAT) 44.63.
Jarrin Solomon of Trinidad & Tobago won race 1 in 45.20.
Jamaican Jason Morgan threw 59.32m for 4th in the men’s discus, won by Apostolos Parellis (CYP) in 60.79m.