Powell Takes 100m in Brazil

Posted by: Watch Athletics

Former world-record holder Asafa Powell won a 100-metre race in 10.02 seconds on Sunday at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Belem, Brasil. 

The Jamaican sprinter beat Americans Marvin Bracy (10.14) and Dentarius Locke (10.17) at the Brazilian Grand Prix in the northern city of Belem.

Powell´s winning time is his 2014 season best performance.

The 31-year-old Powell said he wants to try to "keep improving his time to start serious preparations to qualify for the 2016 Olympics" in Rio.

Powell, who ran 9.72 in 2008, served a six-month suspension after failing a doping test last year.

Col Atleta/Athlete País/Country Reaç Tempo/Mark
1 Asafa Powell   JAM 0.177 10.02
2 Marvin Bracy   USA 0.169 10.14
3 Dentarius Locke   USA 0.214 10.17
4 Ramon Gittens   BAR 0.183 10.24
5 Antoine Adams   SKN 0.183 10.25
6 Jefferson Liberato Lucindo   BRA 0.172 10.37
7 Maurice Mitchell   USA 0.192 10.38
8 Jorge Henrique da Costa Vides   BRA 0.213 10.60
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