Athletics

In stride

Williams, Tracy win at World Challenge meet in Berlin

Monday, September 03, 2018

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Triple jumper Kimberly Williams and sprinter Tyquendo Tracey were winners at yesterday's ISTAF/IAAF World Challenge meeting in Berlin, Germany.

Williams' 14.40m (-0.1m/s) held up for the win, easily surpassing Greece's Paraskevi Papachristou who jumped 14.25m (0.5m/s). Germany's Neele Eckhardt registered a best leap of 14.04m (0.2m/s).

Tracey, the IAAF World Cup in Athletics and NACAC Senior Championships gold medallist, clocked 10.05 seconds (0.1m/s) in the men's 100m to beat Panama's 200m specialist Alonso Edward (10.08s). American Isiah Young was third in 10.15 seconds.

Commonwealth Games champion Ronald Levy was fourth in the 110m hurdles, running 13.47 seconds (0.9m/s) to finish behind Spain's Orlando Ortego (13.15). American Freddie Crittenden took second place with 13.31, just edging out France's Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (13.38).

Olympic Games 100m silver medallist Kerron Stewart, winding down her final season in professional track and field, was sixth in one of three women's 100m races, running 11.37 (-0.3m/s).

The Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou won the race in 11.08, the fastest of the day ahead of Trinidad and Tobago's Michelle-Lee Aye (11.13).

— Paul Reid

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