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Runner-up finishes for Forde and Hudson in Ostrava

Ryiem Forde and Andrew Hudson were second place finishers at the Ostrava Golden Spike meet, a World Continental Tour gold level meeting in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

Forde clocked 10.17 seconds for the runner up spot in the 100 metres behind Canadian Olympic champion Andre De Grasse in 10.10.

Hudson also copped the runner-up spot in the 200m where De Grasse completed the double. Hudson clocked 20.56 to be a distant second behind De Grasse who crossed the line in 20.09.

Reigning national champion Sean Bailey was in season's best form as he sprinted to 44.93 seconds for third in the 400 metres.

Olympic champion Steven Gardiner won in 44.39 with Belgium's Alexander Doom finishing second in 44.44 seconds.

The other Jamaican at the meet, 2016 Olympic finalist - Christania Williams finished 8th in the 100 metres in 11.64.

Poland's Ewa Swoboda walked away with the win in 11.05.

 

 



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