• Jamaican hurdler Omar McLeod debuts with 9.99 in 100m; becomes first man to hold sub 13 and 10 PB's

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World Indoor 60m hurdles champion Jamaican Omar McLeod ran 9.99 seconds in 100m on Saturday, April 23 at John McDonnell Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  

McLeod, who will celebrates his 22nd birthday on  Sunday, April 24 set a massive personal best in 100m of 9.99 seconds in his first outdoor race of 2016. 

Jamaica's hurdle sensation became the first man in history to hold personal best times of sub 13 seconds in 110m hurdles and sub 10 seconds in 100m. 

McLeod set his 110m hurdles personal best of 12.97 seconds last year at Jamaican championships.  

This year in March, McLeod won the gold medal at the World Indoor Championships  in Portland. 

Men's 100m Top Results John McDonnell Invitational 2016| See full meet results here

Place Athlete Affiliation Time Sec (pl)
1 Omar McLeod Nike 9.99 +2.0 3 (1)
2 Markesh Woodson Missouri 10.13 +2.0 3 (2)
3 John Teeters Oklahoma State 10.16 +2.0 3 (3)
4 Wallace Spearmon Unattached 10.18 +2.0 3 (4)
5 Marqueze Washington Arkansas 10.19 (10.187) +2.0 3 (5)
6 Jarrion Lawson Arkansas 10.19 (10.190) +2.0 3 (6)
7 Lorenzo Larry Wisconsin 10.31 +2.5 2 (1)
8 Jeff Fraley Missouri Southern 10.32 +2.0 3 (7)
9 Terrell Smith Kansas State 10.33 +2.0 3 (8)
10 Josh Washington Arkansas 10.47 +2.0 3 (9)


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