• World Champ Dafne Schippers Takes Flames Games 100m in 11.12
After winning World 200m title and world silver in 100m in Beijing last week, Netherlands' sprint star Dafne Schippers returned to track with a win over 100m at 2015 Flame Games in Amsterdam on Saturday (5).
Schippers clocked a very solid 11.12 seconds beating Jamaica's Sherone Simpson who finished in second after 11.28 seconds.
The men's 100m race took Qatar's Femi Ogunde, the Beijing world championships 200m finalist, with a time of 10.5 seconds. Nesta Carter of Jamaica was second in 10.12, while Ramon Gittens of Barbados was third in 10.15 seconds.
Kenya's Alfred Kipketer took men's 600m with a time of 1:15.60. Jamaican Novlene Williams-Mills took the honors in the women's 400m race with a time of 52.12, while the men's 400m winner Liemarvin Bonevacia of Netherland's clocked 46.53 seconds.
Other notable results were set by Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay, who won the women's 1500m in 4:09.24 and Barbado's Shane Brathwaite, who clocked 13.57 seconds to win the men's 110m hurdles.