Danielle Williams wins 60mh in season-best 7.87 at Tiger Paw Invite

By February 12, 2021

Danielle Williams won the finals of the 60m hurdles at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational earlier today in the third-fastest time in the world this year.

The 2019 World Championship bronze medalist clocked 7.87, a season-best time. Only Christina Clemons’ 7.83 in February and Tonea Marshall’s 7.86 in January were faster in 2021.

The 28-year-old Williams, the 2015 World Champion, was easily the fastest in the preliminaries clocking 8.04, a full 0.10 seconds faster than Clemson’s Trishauna Hemmings, who was fourth in the final in 8.15.

Second place went to Kentucky junior Masai Russell, who clocked 8.09 while Tiana McMinn of University of Miami was third in 8.13s.

Meanwhile, Antigua’s Joella Lloyd, a sophomore at Tennessee won the 60m dash in a season-best 7.20 in a blanket finish with Kentucky’s Abby Steiner, who was given 7.21 for the silver medal.

Grenada’s Halle Hazzard, a senior of Virginia was third in 7.26.

 

 

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