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• Thompson blazes to Jamaican 100m title in 10.71sec

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Double Olympic sprint champion, Elaine Thompson, clocked a new world leading time in the women's 100m to win the Jamaican National Senior Title on Friday, June 22 in Kingston, Jamaica. 

The 24-year-old Jamaican super star crossed the line in a storming 10,71  (wind 0.8m/s) seconds to missing her personal best and her own national Jamaican record by only 0,01 seconds.

Simone Facey claimed the silver medal with 11.04 whil Jura Levy concluded the podium with 11.06sec.

 
Women's 100m Final Results
1 Elaine Thompson              10.71
2 Simone Facey                 11.04
3 Jura Levy                    11.06
4 Natasha Morrison             11.09
5 Shashalee Forbes             11.10
6 Christania Williams          11.13
7 Remona Burchell              11.17
 8 Schillonie Calvert-Powel   11.25 

Yohan Blake the 2011 world champion claimed the men's 100m title in a new seaosn best time fo 9.90 seconds.

Julian Forte was second with 10.04, while Senoj-Jay Givans was third with 10.05.

The men's 400m hurdles final saw three men breake 48 second bareer. Jaheel Hyde won the Jamaican 400m hurdles crown in a dramatic final clocking fast  48.53 seconds exactly the same time as Kemar Mowatt who took silver.  Ricardo Cunningham with  48.83 seconds finished third. 

There were also very fast time in the  women's 400m hurdle fina. Ronda Whyte won the race in 54.29sec, the 5th fastest time in the world this seaon. Ristananna Tracey clocked 54.49 yo take silver, while Leah Nugen won the third place with 54.54.




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