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• Miller-Uibo ties World 300m record at Millrose Games

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Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo opened her 2018 campaign on fire by almost breaking women's 300m indoor record at 2018 NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday night.

The 23-year-old Bahamian crushed the women's 300m field with a cracking performance of 35.45 seconds to equall Russia's Irina Privalova's World record.

Women 300m Results

1 Shaunae Miller-Uibo BAH 35.45

2 Sage Watson CAN 37.08

3 Jaide Stepter USA  37.23

4 Courtney Okolo 37.28

5 Ashley Spencer 37.43

Kenya's Emanuel Korir posted history's indoor all time  #3 mark by running 1:44.21 to win the men's 800m race. American Donovan Brazier came in second with World #3 and US #2 all time indoor performance of 1:45.35 while his compatriot Drew Windle clocked a massive PB and US all #3 of 1:45.53 to take third.

USA Women Chrishuna Williams, Raevyn Rogers, Charlene Lipsey  and Ajee' Wilson Broke the 4x800m World Record. The main reason why USA was able to break the 4x800m world record was Ajee' Wilson's anchor leg in which she clocked 1:58.37 (fastest in 2018 indoor season).

Great Britain's Chris O'Hare took the men's Wanamaker Mile in 3:54.12 beating his teammate Josh Kerr into second (3:54.72). Meanwhile Ben Blenkenship of the Unites States concluded the podium with 3;54.74.

Aisha Praught-Leer held of her training partner Emma Coburn to win the women's 3000m in a new Jamaican and Caribbean indoor record of 8:41.10. The 3000m World steeplechase champion Coburn finished right behind Jamaican in second place in 8:41.16 while Karissa Schweizer broke the NCAA record with 8:41.60 to take third place.

Women's Wanamaker mile won USA's Colleen Quigley with a time of 4:30.05 with Kate Grace (USA) in second in 4:30.08 and Ciara Mageean of Ireland in third (4:30.99).

Ronnie Baker prevailed in the men's 60m dash final with 6.48. The women’s short sprint final claimed Murielle Ahoure over Tori Bowie, 7.11 to 7.14 respectively.

Olympic champion Ekaterini Stefanidi won her third straight Millrose pole vault title, beating Katie Nageotte on countback at 4.71m. 

See full Results of NYRR Millrose Games Here. 


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