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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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Jamaicans At The NTC-Star Athletics Sprint Meet – Results

Several Jamaicans participated in the NTC-Star Athletics Sprint Meet in Florida (USA) yesterday. Here are some highlights of their performances:

Veronica Campbell-Brown recorded the day’s fastest time – 11.04 seconds – in the women’s 100m event. She ran only the ‘Heats’ of the event, and did not compete in the Finals.

Simone Facey and Trisha-Ann Hawthorne were second and third respectively (11.42 seconds and 11.43 seconds) in the Finals of the women’s 100m event.

Aleen Bailey with a time of 23.32 seconds, finished fourth in the final of the women’s 200m race.

In the men’s 110m hurdles race, Richard Phillips took second in 13.43 seconds.

Seven Jamaicans faced the starter in the women’s 100m hurdles race: Vonette Dixon was the best placed with 13.05s for fifth. Natasha Ruddock (13.19, 12th), Kimberly Laing (13.23, 15th), Indira Spencer (13.07, 6th), Andrea Bliss (13.13, 9th), Yanique Booth (14.86, 23rd) contested the final while Shermaine Williams (12.86, 2.7m/s wind) only ran the heats.




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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

 




Posted: May 26th, 2012 | Filed under: IAAF World Challenge | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »