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• Powell Wins 100m in Guadaloupe in 10.08 into strong headwind of -2.6m/s

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Former world record holder, Asafa Powell took the win in 100m at the international meeting in Guadaloupe on Saturday, May 2.

Powell who has clocked most sub 10 seconds in 100m in history posted a time of 10.08 seconds running against strong -.2.6m/s headwind.

“I wanted to go sub-10, but the track is hard, it’s a old track, and it was minus 2.6m/s wind, so that’s a great opener for me,” Powell said. 

USA's Diondre Batson took second place in 10.21, Jamaican Winston Barnes took third in 10.35 while  Kim Collins of St. Kitts and Nevis finished in 4th in 10.42.

The women's 100m  winner USA's Tori Bowie posted fast 11.13 to beat compatriots  English Gardner 11.34 and Lekeisha Lawson 11.54.

In the men's 110m hurdles Aleec Harris of the United States clocked 13.18 to beat local star  Wilhem Belocian 13.30.

In the women's 100m hurdles Sharika Nelvis with a time of 12.77 defeated Brianna Rollins 12.84.

USA's Bershawn Jackson won the men’s 400m hurdles in 49.11 ahead of countryman  Johnny Dutch 49.36.

Jamaican Demar Forbes took a win in the men's long jump with a leap of 8.17m. Will Clay of USA was second with a marl of  8.11m.

Olympic champion Brittney Reese of USA broke the women’s long jump meet record with a mark 6.72m. 

Donald Thomas of Bahamas set a meet record in the men's high jump by clearing 2.33m.

Americans took top 3 places in the men's 400m with Patrick Feeney in 1st in 45.51, James Harris 2nd in 45.53 and Calvin Smith in 3rd in 46.09.

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