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• Ajee Wilson and Drew Hunter Impress at Adidas Boost Boston Games Day 1

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Americans Ajee Wilson and Drew Hunter highlighted first day of 2018 Adidas Boost Boston Games on Saturday, May 19.

Rain and wind did not stop the two-time World indoor championships silver medalist and 2017 London World championships bronze medalist, Ajee Wilson, to open her 2018 outdoor season with a stunning 1:59.27. Jamaica's Natoya Gole, the 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medalist, finished in 2nd with 1:59.43.

In the men's mile, the 20-year-old Drew Hunter clocked 55.26 seconds over the bell lap to beat World class field with a time of 3:56.27. Great Britain's Chris O'Hare came in second in 3:57.17 asKenya's CharlesSimotwo finished in third place in 3:59.24. 

Canada's Brandon McBride took a convincing victory in the men's 800m race in 1:45.18 beating Poland's super-star Marcin Lewandowski in second (1:46.11).

Women's 1500m race won Ethiopia's Dawit Seyaum in 4:04.65.

See Full meet results here

The Adidas Boost Boston Games will continue on Sunday, May 20 with  men's and women's sprint and hurdle events. Sunday's races will be bradcast live via NBCSN and NBC on tv and online, see more details here.

 



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