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• Christian Coleman Captures US 100m Title in 9.99 seconds in Des Moines

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This year's fastest man in the Wolrd, Christian Coleman, took the US 100m title on Friday night in Des Moines Iowa.

Coleman, the World indoor champion and World record holder over 60m, clocked 9.99 seconds to win his first US 100m title. Coleman one hour earlier clocked 9.96 seconds in the semi finals. He was the only men to break 10 second barrier in the 100m at 2019 US championships.

Michael Rodgers defeated Christopher Belcher by 0.002 seconds to take second place in 10.12 seconds.

Reigning World champion, Jusin Gatlin, qualified for the men's 100m final but did not start.

Teahna Daniels was the surprise winner in the women’s 100m final in 11.20 seconds. In June at the at the NCAA Championships Daniels finished in 4th place in 100m final. English Gardner was second in 11.25 while Morolake Akinosun took the third place in 11.28 seconds.

Elsewhere, the 11-time World champion Allyson Felix qualified for the women's 400m final with the 5th fastest time of 51.45 seconds. One day earlier, Felix returned to competition in more than a year and since having daughter Camryn via emergency C-section at 32 weeks on Nov. 28. 

Watch men's all men's 100m races from USA championships

See US outdoor championships results here.



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