CLERMONT, Florida – American Tyson Gay was beaten over 100m at Saturday’s (12 May) Pure Athletics/NTC Sprint Elite Meet.

Gay, the 2007 world 100m champion, ran 10.11s to finish behind Canadian Gavin Smellie, 10.10s. Gay was losing his second race in a month.

Kyle Greaux of Trinidad and Tobago topped the men’s 200m field in 20.08, a personal best mark.

Alonso Edward was second in 20.23s and Smellie, third in 20.39s.

Jamaican Chris-Ann Gordon had the best time, 51.21s amongst the 400m women. Libania Grenot of Italy got second with 51.93s.

Matthew Hudson-Smith of Great Britain won the men’s 400m in 44.70s.

In women 100m, Dezerea Bryant ran 11.16s while the 200m taken by Felicia Brown in 22.85s.

Romanian Alina Rotaru leapt 6.58m in the women’s long jump.


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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