Camacho-Quinn shatters meet record in 100m hurdles, Sada Williams second in 400m in Brussels

By September 02, 2022
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn won the 100m hurdles in a new meet record of 12.27 in Brussels. Jasmine Camacho-Quinn won the 100m hurdles in a new meet record of 12.27 in Brussels.

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn ran a new meet record to win the 100m hurdles at the Allianz Memorial van Damme Diamond League meeting in Brussels on Friday.

Unbeaten in her four previous Diamond League starts this season, the Puerto Rican was again in imperious form winning by daylight in 12.27, eclipsing the previous record of 12.42 set by Bulgaria’s Yordanka Donkova in 1986.

The quality of the race was such that Tia Jones, the 2018 World U20 champion, clocked a personal best of 12.38 for second place just edging out former world-record holder Kendra Harrison, who ran 12.40.

Jamaica’s Britney Anderson was fourth in a fast 12.44 while compatriot Megan Tapper ran a lifetime best of 12.51 for fifth.

Earlier Fiordaliza Cofil ran yet another personal best this season clocking 49.80 to win the 400m. The runner from the Dominican Republic surged late to get by a rapidly fading Sada Williams of Barbados who finished second in 50.15.

Belgium’s Cynthia Bolingo ran a new national record and personal best of  50.19 for third place. Mary Moraa of Kenya was fourth in 50.67 a new national record and personal best.

 

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