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Forbes runs new PB at Bermuda Grand Prix

Shashalee Forbes was among the top Jamaican performers at Sunday's Bermuda Grand Prix where she produced her first ever sub-eleven second clocking with a personal best of 10.98 seconds for the runner-up spot in the women's 100 metres. This time places her 11th on the world list for the event so far this year.

Fellow Jamaican Kemba Nelson was 6th in a season's best 11.14 seconds. The event which was run with a legal wind of 2.0 metres per second, went to American Tamari Davis in 10.91 seconds.

Andrenette Knight recorded the lone Jamaican victory on the day, clocking a season's best 54.90 seconds to land the women's 400 metres hurdles.

Compatriots Shiann Salmon and Rhonda White were third and fourth  respectively in the identical time of 56.56 seconds, a season's best for both athletes.

2015 world champion Danielle Williams was second in the women's sprint hurdles in a wind-aided 12.38 seconds, while olympic bronze medallist Megan Tapper was 4th in 12.47 seconds behind Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn in 12.17.

There was a third place finish for Candice McLeod in the women's 400 metres in 52.30 seconds with the event going to Gaby Scott of the United States in 51.65 seconds.

On the men's side, Ackeem Blake recorded a wind-assisted 9.87 seconds for third in the 100 metres behind Christian Coleman 9.78 and Noah Lyles 9.80 seconds. The race had a tail-wind of 4.4. metres per second.

Javon Francis posted a season's best 45.81 seconds to finish 4th in the men's 400 metres where compatriot Demish Gaye was 5th in 45.92 seconds behind winner and Olympic champion Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas who did 44.42 seconds.

 

 



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