Jamaica’s Veronica Camp-bell-Brown won the women’s 100 metres in 11.01 seconds while the men’s 100 metres went to American Tyson Gay in 9.86 seconds at the Jamaica Inter-national Invitational meet at the National Stadium last night.
Kelly-Ann Baptiste (11.06) of Trinidad and Tobago was second in the women’s race with Jamaica’s Carrie Russell, third in 11.08. Nesta Carter (10.03) was second in the men’s 100m while America Darvis Patton was third in 10.07.
American Ti’Erra Brown won the women’s international 400 metres hurdles as rain forced a late start to the meet before a sparse crowd.
Brown clocked 54.83 seconds to cross the line ahead of Jamaica’s Ristananna Tracey, 55.66. Another American, Tiffany Williams was third in 56.03.
Earlier Olympic Development events raised the curtain on the meet which was delayed by 40 minutes due to heavy afternoon showers.
First on track
The women’s 400m Olympic Development race was first on track and this was won by G.C. Foster College’s Rhonda White in 53.78. The University of the West Indies’ duo of Venicha Baker (53.95) and Jonique Day (54.17) finished second and third, respectively.
The men’s 400m Olympic Development race went to University of Technology’s Jowayne Hibbert (47.10) ahead of G.C. Foster College’s Keagan Campbell (47.21).
Ryon Jones, Jamaica Gleaner