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Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt won the100m National title as former world record-holder Asafa Powell pulled up at the National Trials in Kingston Friday night.
Bolt won in 9.94 seconds ahead of Kemar Bailey Cole (9.98) and Nickel Ashmeade (9.99).
Powell has suffered multiple injuries over the years, including one at a local meet, which forced him to stop running prematurely some weeks ago.
Tyson Gay ran a world-leading 9.75 seconds to win the 100m ahead of Justin Gatlin (9.89) at the US National Trials Friday night.
Third place went to Charles Silmon who ran 9.98 seconds, the same time as Mike Rodgers who took fourth.
Kerron Stewart won the women’s 100m at the National Trials in Kingston Friday night.
Stewart ran 10.94 seconds to take the event ahead of Sherone Simpson and Schillonie Calvert.
They will join Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the Moscow World Championships.
Fraser-Pryce qualified for the event as the Diamond League winner.
American English Gardener ran a personal best and new world leading when she ran 10.85 seconds to win the US National Trials.
Octavious Freeman broke her personal best set in the semifinal to take second in 10.87 seconds. Alexandria Freeman was third in 10.95 seconds.
The fastest Jamaican this year is two-time Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce with 10.93 seconds.
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