• US Trials: Rollins storms to 100m hurdles win in 12.34; Merritt posts 19.74 seconds in 200m semis

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Brianna Rollins clocked 12.34 seconds to win the US 100m hurdles title. Kristi Castlin clocked 12.50 for second with Nia Ali in third in 12.55. The 2008 Olympic champion Dawn Harper-Nelson missed out on a place in the final buy 0.01 seconds.  Watch Video Here>>

In the men's 200m semi finals world season  leader LaShawn Merritt produced the fastest time of 19.74 to win heat 3 ahead of Ameer Webb who clocked 19.97 seconds to finish in second. Tyson Gay took third in heat 3 and also qualified for Saturday's 200m final

High Schooler Michael Norman produced a big surprise as he beat Justin Gatlin into second to win aided 2.8m/s heat 1 in 20.06. Meanwhile another High Schooler Noah Lyles took heat 2 with a time fo 20.04 seconds (W 3.3m/s). 

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Ethiopians Ayana Tsedat and Guteni Shone grabbed convincing victories at the 35th Zurich Maratón de Sevilla. 22-year-old Tsedat clocked 2:06:36 to improve the race record by 1:07. Likewise Shone’s winning time of 2:24:29 broke the course record by a similar difference, 1:06. Volha Mazuronak of Belarus  (2:26:13) and Kenyan Barnabas Kiptum (2:09:20) broke course records at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon.

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