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Jamaicans at the 2012 Lausanne Diamond League – August 13, 2012 – Results

Several Jamaicans competed earlier today in events at the Lausanne Diamond League meeting in Switzerland. The highlight was Usain Bolt winning the 200m event in a time of 19.58 seconds (new meet record), and Yohan Blake winning the 100m in a personal best time (and meet record) of 9.69 seconds. With this time, Blake is now the joint second-fastest man in history.

Below we’ve detailed the results of all the events in which Jamaicans participated earlier today at the 2012 Lausanne Diamond League:

110m hurdles men

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
RICHARDSON Jason
USA
13.08
0.150
12
1
2
OLIVER David
USA
13.14
0.153
4
4
3
PARCHMENT Hansle
JAM
13.15
 
0.167
1
6
4
SHUBENKOV Sergey
RUS
13.27
0.152
1
6
5
PORTER Jeff
USA
13.30
0.157
2
5
6
DARIEN Garfield
FRA
13.42
0.149
7
BROWN Joel
USA
13.62
0.155
MERRITT Aries
USA
DQ
R 162.7
6
3

400m hurdles women

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
SPENCER Kaliese
JAM
53.49
SB
0.157
12
1
2
WALKER Melaine
JAM
53.74
SB
0.177
7
2
 
3
SHAKES-DRAYTON Perri
GBR
53.83
0.189
2
6
4
HEJNOVÁ Zuzana
CZE
53.96
0.153
4
4
5
ODUMOSU Ajoke
NGR
54.68
0.187
6
YAROSHCHUK Hanna
UKR
55.28
0.225
7
ANTYUKH Natalya
RUS
55.82
0.158
8
DAVYDOVA Irina
RUS
56.40
0.146

100m women

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
JETER Carmelita
USA
10.86
0.162
5
2
2
FRASER-PRYCE Shelly-Ann
JAM
10.86
 
0.140
9
1
3
BAPTISTE Kelly-Ann
TRI
10.93
0.148
1
8
4
CAMPBELL-BROWN Veronica
JAM
10.99
 
0.136
2
7
 
5
STEWART Kerron
JAM
11.10
 
0.166
1
8
6
TARMOH Jeneba
USA
11.13
0.125
1
8
7
AHOURE Murielle
CIV
11.14
0.164
4
3
8
POVH Olesya
UKR
11.31
0.148

100m Men

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME
1
BLAKE Yohan
JAM
9.69
MR, PB
0.142
2
GAY Tyson
USA
9.83
0.154
3
CARTER Nesta
JAM
9.95
=SB
0.154
4
BAILEY Ryan
USA
10.00
0.173
5
VICAUT Jimmy
FRA
10.02
PB
0.156
6
SAIDY NDURE Jaysuma
NOR
10.13
=SB
0.129
7
BLEDMAN Keston
TRI
10.14
0.148
8
THOMPSON Richard
TRI
10.32
0.167

200m Men

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
BOLT Usain
JAM
19.58
MR
0.179
4
4
2
MARTINA Churandy
NED
19.85
NR
0.149
12
1
3
ASHMEADE Nickel
JAM
19.94
=SB
0.137
7
2
 
4
YOUNG Jason
JAM
20.00
 
0.166
 
 
 
5
WEIR Warren
JAM
20.03
 
0.147
1
6
6
SPEARMON Wallace
USA
20.10
0.148
5
3
7
ANDERSON Marvin
JAM
20.60
 
0.159
1
6
QUIÑÓNEZ Alex
ECU
DNS

 




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Allyson Felix Outsprints VCB & Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce To Win Women’s 100m (Diamond League, Qatar)

The USA’s Allyson Felix, who is better known for her achievements over the 200m distance, managed to pip Jamaica’s former world champion Veronica Campbell-Brown at the line to win the women’s 100m race (Diamond League in Doha, Qatar) in a new meet record time of 10.92 seconds. Despite a desperate lunge for the line, Campbell-Brown was second with a time of 10.94 seconds and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took third with 11.00. Fellow Jamaicans Kerron Stewart and Sherone Simpson finished 7th and 8th respectively (Simpson had a season’s best time of 11.22 seconds). The complete race results are detailed below.

Rank Athlete Nation Result Reaction time Diamond Points Diamond Ranking
1
FELIX Allyson
USA
10.92
MR
0.156
4
1
2
CAMPBELL-BROWN Veronica
JAM
10.94
0.149
2
2
3
FRASER-PRYCE Shelly-Ann
JAM
11.00
0.157
1
3
4
OKAGBARE Blessing
NGR
11.01
0.166
5
MOORE Lashauntea
USA
11.13
0.157
6
BARBER Mikele
USA
11.13
0.148
7
STEWART Kerron
JAM
11.16
0.168
8
SIMPSON Sherone
JAM
11.22
SB
0.162



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