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• Watson, Anderson post 400mH WL; Walter Dix completes stunning sprint double

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Sage Watson and Jeshua Andersen posted world leading time in the women's 400m hurdles in Tucson, while Walter Dix made an impressive 100m and 200m double in Miami, Florida. 

At the Sun Angels track classic in Temple, AZ Jeshua Anderson set a big personal best and world lead of 48.92 seconds in the men's 400m hurdles. World 100m bronze medalist Canada's Andre De Grasse clocked 20.23 for the win. Watch Video.  Texas A&M student Devin Jenkins was second with a  time of 20.39. In the men's 800m BYU's Shaquille Walker clocked a big  personal best of 1:44.99 for the win.

The 21-year-old Sage Watson, who runs for University of Arizona clocked an impressive 55.42 seconds to set a new world leading time in the women's 400m hurdles at the Jim Click Shootout.  In 100m hurdles Nyenya  Hailey posted 12.96 seconds to break the University of Arizona record. Full Results here.

Meanwhile at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational in Miami, Florida  History's 4th fastest 200m man Walter Dix of the United States shoed a decent form as he took down men's 100m and 200m fields. The 30-year-old 4-time world championships medalist, Walter Dix, in his second outdoor meet in 2016 won the 100m in 10.03 (W 2.5m/s) and later returned to track to win the 200m with his seasons best time of 20.25 (W 1.1m/s).  See full meet results here.  Watch Walter Dix run 100m here.

Grenada's Bralon Taplin clocked a new personal best and new world lead of 44.41 seconds in the 400m race. In the same meeting men's 100m winner Kofi Wilfried of Ivory Coast clocked a new national record time of 10.01 seconds (W 1.1m/s).  Sun Angels Track Classic Results here.

USA's Trayvon Bromell who shared the 100m bronze medal with De Grasse at last year's world championships clcoked 20.30 to win the 200m at Baylor Invitational in Waco, TX.  Leshon   See Full Results here.




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