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• World Champ Dafne Schippers Takes Flames Games 100m in 11.12

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After winning World 200m title and world silver in 100m in Beijing last week, Netherlands' sprint star Dafne Schippers returned to track with a win over 100m at 2015 Flame Games in Amsterdam on Saturday (5).

Schippers clocked a very solid 11.12 seconds beating Jamaica's Sherone Simpson who finished in second after 11.28 seconds.

The men's 100m race took Qatar's Femi Ogunde, the Beijing world championships 200m finalist, with a time of 10.5 seconds. Nesta Carter of Jamaica was second in 10.12, while Ramon Gittens of Barbados was third in 10.15 seconds.

Kenya's Alfred Kipketer took men's 600m with a time of 1:15.60. Jamaican Novlene Williams-Mills took the honors in the women's 400m race with a time of 52.12, while the men's 400m winner Liemarvin Bonevacia of Netherland's clocked 46.53 seconds. 

Other notable results were set by Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay, who won the women's 1500m in 4:09.24 and Barbado's Shane Brathwaite, who clocked 13.57 seconds to win the men's 110m hurdles.

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