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Jamaicans At The 2012 Rome Diamond League – Results

Several Jamaicans competed earlier today in various events at the latest Diamond League event in Rome, Italy. The highlight of the day, was Usain Bolt winning the men’s 100m race at the event, in a 2012 world-leading time of 9.76 seconds. Below we’ve featured detailed results of events in which Jamaicans participated at the 2012 Rome Diamond League earlier today.

Men’s 100m

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
BOLT Usain
JAM
9.76
WL,MR
0.152
4
2
2
POWELL Asafa
JAM
9.91
0.159
6
1
3
LEMAITRE Christophe
FRA
10.04
SB
0.147
1
4
4
COLLINS Kim
SKN
10.05
SB
0.163
5
CLARKE Lerone
JAM
10.16
0.167
6
ROACH Kimmari
JAM
10.23
0.125
7
HARVEY Jacques
JAM
10.24
0.131
8
WAUGH Ainsley
JAM
10.30
0.154
9
MAGAKWE Simon
RSA
10.33
0.246

Women’s Triple Jump

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT
WIND
DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
1
SALADUKHA Olha
UKR
14.75
+0.1
=SB
4
2
x
(+2.0)
14.75
(+0.1)
x
(-0.5)
14.18
(+0.5)
14.72
(+1.2)
14.63
(-0.3)
2
RYPAKOVA Olga
KAZ
14.73
-1.2
SB
6
1
14.46
(+0.7)
14.13
(-0.4)
14.47
(0.0)
14.63
(+1.2)
14.52
(-0.8)
14.73
(-1.2)
3
IBARGUEN Caterine
COL
14.71
+0.1
1
4
14.17
(-1.3)
14.65
(+0.7)
x
(-0.6)
14.58
(-0.2)
14.56
(+1.3)
14.71
(+0.1)
4
ALDAMA Yamilé
GBR
14.65
-0.3
14.10
(-1.2)
14.65
(-0.3)
5
WILLIAMS Kimberly
JAM
14.52
+0.7
PB
x
(-0.4)
14.52
(+0.7)
x
(0.0)
14.10
(-0.4)
14.33
(-0.7)
x
(+0.3)
6
LA MANTIA Simona
ITA
13.87
-0.2
13.87
(-0.2)
13.51
(-0.3)
13.68
(-0.4)
13.81
(-0.7)
x
(+0.2)
13.62
(-0.5)
7
ŠESTAK Marija
SLO
13.74
-0.3
SB
13.74
(-0.3)
x
(+1.1)
13.57
(+0.6)
13.67
(+0.8)
x
(+1.5)
x
(-0.4)
8
DA SILVA COSTA Keila
BRA
13.55
+0.3
2
3
13.26
(+1.3)
13.55
(+0.3)
13.50
(+0.3)
x
(+0.1)
13.48
(+1.3)
13.43
(-0.4)

Women’s 400m Hurdles

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
SPENCER Kaliese
JAM
54.39
SB
0.153
6
1
2
DEMUS Lashinda
USA
54.80
SB
0.171
2
3
3
BROWN T’Erea
USA
54.96
0.194
1
4
4
HEJNOVÁ Zuzana
CZE
55.09
SB
0.155
5
ODUMOSU Ajoke
NGR
55.20
0.252
6
HARRISON Queen
USA
55.66
SB
0.149
7
ANTYUKH Natalya
RUS
55.83
0.172
8
WALKER Melaine
JAM
56.26
0.237
4
2
9
GENTILI Manuela
ITA
56.36
0.185

Women’s 100m

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
AHOURE Murielle
CIV
11.00
NR
0.159
4
1
2
FRASER-PRYCE Shelly-Ann
JAM
11.06
0.197
3
3
3
STEWART Kerron
JAM
11.10
0.161
1
5
4
JONES-FERRETTE Laverne
ISV
11.18
SB
0.149
5
LALOVA Ivet
BUL
11.27
SB
0.153
6
SIMPSON Sherone
JAM
11.28
0.154
7
ASUMNU Gloria
NGR
11.30
0.177
8
BARBER Mikele
USA
11.39
0.177
9
CALVERT Schillonie
JAM
11.47
0.168

Women’s 100m Hurdles

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
HARPER Dawn
USA
12.66
0.180
4
2
2
WELLS Kellie
USA
12.67
0.153
4
3
3
FOSTER-HYLTON Brigitte Ann
JAM
12.78
0.156
5
1
4
PERRY Michelle
USA
12.78
0.173
5
LOPES-SCHLIEP Priscilla
CAN
12.81
0.169
6
PORTER Tiffany
GBR
12.84
0.233
7
CARRUTHERS Danielle
USA
12.87
SB
0.168
8
CARAVELLI Marzia
ITA
12.96
0.178
JONES Lolo
USA
DNF
0.176

 




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Keith Gardner Passes Away

Jamaican Olympian Keith Gardner, who was a member of the bronze medal-winning 4x400m team at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games, died yesterday at the age of 82 at the St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, New Jersey.

According to reports, he died peacefully at approximately 5 p.m. with his wife (Fay Stiebel-Gardner) and his three children (Maxine, Christine and Keith Jr) holding his hand. Almost two weeks ago, Gardner did coronary artery bypass surgery, but he then suffered two strokes which left him on a respirator.

As a child, Gardner attended Black River High School. He went on to win a gold medal in the 120 yards race at the 1954 Common-wealth Games in Vancouver, Canada, and was outstanding for Jamaica at the 1958 Common-wealth Games in Cardiff, Wales where he won gold medals in the 100 yards and 120 yards hurdles, a silver medal in the 220 yards and a bronze medal in the 4×440 yards relay.

Gardner’s funeral is scheduled for June 9 in New Jersey, USA.




Posted: May 26th, 2012 | Filed under: RIP | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Usain Bolt Runs Slow 100m + Updates On Other Jamaicans At The 2012 Ostrava Golden Spike

The 2012 IAAF World Challenge Ostrava Golden Spike event took place yesterday at Ostrava in the Czech Republic, and Jamaica’s Usain Bolt clocked 10.04 seconds to win the 100m race, with Lerone Clarke finishing fourth with a time of 10.26 seconds. Notably also, Jamaica’s two-time Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown won the women’s 200m race at the event, in a time of 22.38 seconds. Below we’ve provided detailed results of the events in which Jamaicans participated (Jamaicans highlighted in bold).

100m Men B Race

Rank  Athlete Nation Result Reaction time
1  LEWIS-FRANCIS, Mark
GBR
10.36
0.140
2  ROACH, Kimmari
JAM
10.37
0.123
3  DREYER, Hannes
RSA
10.44
0.147
4  KRYNSKI, Kamil
POL
10.50
0.177
5  KUC, Dariusz
POL
10.55
0.151
6  EFFAH, Sam
CAN
10.57
0.158
7  KUBACZYK, Robert
POL
10.57
0.134
8  SMELLIE, Gavin
CAN
10.57
0.153

100m Men A Race

Rank  Athlete Nation Result Reaction time
1  BOLT, Usain
JAM
10.04
0.180
2  COLLINS, Kim
SKN
10.19
0.127
3  PATTON, Darvis
USA
10.22
0.156
4  CLARKE, Lerone
JAM
10.26
0.161
5  CHAMBERS, Dwain
GBR
SB 10.28
0.158
6  WARNER, Justyn
CAN
10.30
0.158
7  VELEBA, Jan
CZE
10.73
0.162
 MAGAKWE, Simon
RSA
DQ R 162.7

200m Men

Rank  Athlete Nation Result Reaction time
1  SPEARMON, Wallace
USA
20.14
0.148
2  ANDERSON, Marvin
JAM
SB 20.41
0.159
3  MATHIEU, Michael
BAH
20.45
0.165
4  CONNAUGHTON, Jared
CAN
20.80
0.186
5  MASLÁK, Pavel
CZE
SB 20.85
0.188
6  ASTRAND, Jonathan
FIN
20.92
0.162
7  MPUANG, Thuso
RSA
20.95
0.166
 FORSYTHE, Mario
JAM
DNF
0.177

400m Men

Rank  Athlete Nation Result Reaction time
1  MERRITT, Lashawn
USA
45.13
0.190
2  SANTOS, Luguelin
DOM
45.76
0.183
3  BRENES, Nery
CRC
45.84
0.151
4  STEELE, Edino
JAM
46.37
0.177
5  DEÁK-NAGY, Marcell
HUN
46.74
0.167
6  PROROK, Josef
CZE
46.97
0.156
7  CLARKE, Chris
GBR
47.50
0.161
8  PISTORIUS, Oscar
RSA
47.66
0.198

200m Women

Rank  Athlete Nation Result Reaction time
1  CAMPBELL-BROWN, Veronica
JAM
SB 22.38
0.151
2  KNIGHT, Bianca
USA
22.85
3  TOWNSEND, Tiffany
USA
23.18
0.211
4  THIPE, Tsholofelo
RSA
23.40
0.137
5  MCCORORY, Francena
USA
23.53
0.392
6  BROOKS, Sheri-Ann
JAM
23.57
0.183
7  JACQUES-SÉBASTIEN, Lina
FRA
SB 23.58
0.204
8  CECHOVÁ, Katerina
CZE
23.92
0.148

100m Hurdles Women

Rank  Athlete Nation Result Reaction time
1  PORTER, Tiffany
GBR
=MR 12.65
0.147
2  LOPES-SCHLIEP, Priscilla
CAN
12.80
0.142
3  JONES, Lolo
USA
12.94
0.153
4  HARRISON, Queen
USA
12.96
0.175
5  HOLDER, Nikita
CAN
12.99
0.159
6  GEORGE, Phylicia
CAN
13.06
0.139
7  ENNIS, Doloreen
JAM
13.50
0.167
 CARAVELLI, Marzia
ITA
DNF
0.176

400m Women

Rank  Athlete Nation Result Reaction time
1  RICHARDS-ROSS, Sanya
USA
50.65
0.194
2  OHURUOGU, Christine
GBR
51.19
0.179
3  HALL, Patricia
JAM
51.75
0.173
4  ZADORINA, Kseniya
RUS
51.81
0.185
5  ROSOLOVÁ, Denisa
CZE
52.10
0.275
6  HURTIS, Muriel
FRA
52.13
0.172
7  GRENOT, Libania
ITA
52.16
0.171
8  COX, Shana
GBR
52.26
0.223

 




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