Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Shanieka Ricketts won diamonds in the 200m and triple jump respectively at the first of two Diamond League finals in Zurich on Thursday.

Jamaica’s Tajay Gayle won the silver medal in the long jump at the 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru on Wednesday.

Jamaica’s Tajay Gayle challenged one of the best long jumpers in the world in London on Saturday for a second-place finish.

Gayle leapt out to 8.32 metres but was bested by a jump of 8.37 from South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga.

Manyongo’s effort was a season’s best, while Gayle had never been out to such a distance before.

Another South African, Ruswahl Samaai, 8.11. was third, while Greece’s Miltiadis Tentoglou, 7.99, was fourth and the United States Trumaine Jefferson, fifth with 7.89.

Rounding out the field was Great Britain’s Jacob Fincham-Dukes, 7.70 for sixth, teammate Dan Bramble, 7.61, and Australia’s Henry Smith, 7.57.

Elaine Thompson won the 200m dash at the two-day 2019 Nanjing World Challenge meeting in China on Tuesday in a season’s best 22.40.

Jamaica’s Ronald Levy edged Frenchman Pascal Martinot-Lagarde in the 110m hurdles to be the only Caribbean winner at the Edo Benedetti Memorial in Rovereto, Germany on Thursday.

Jamaica’s Shanieka Ricketts won the women’s triple jump at the 2018 NACAC Senior Championships in Canada on Sunday.

Seven-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Asafa Powell had to settle for minor placings in their respective 100m races at the Gala Dei Castelli meeting in Switzerland on Wednesday.

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