Miller-Uibo in frightening form with World Championships still months away

By April 27, 2019
Shaunae Miller-Uibo Shaunae Miller-Uibo

Shaunae Miller-Uibo is in exquisite form despite it being very early in a season where the IAAF World Championships of Athletics is still five months away. 

With that much time to improve, Miller-Uibo performance at the Tom Jones Memorial on Saturday is awfully special.

Miller-Uibo, running in the 400 metres at the Percy Beard Track Complex seemed to ease to 49.05, to dismiss a field that included Jamaica’s Chrisann Gordon and the United States Shakima Wimbley.

Wimbley, if you’ll remember, was a member of the United States’ World Championship-winning 4x400 metre team in 2017, and finished second at World Indoor Championships last year with a time of 51.47.

Wimbley would clock 51.32 to finish second to the going away Miller-Uibo, while Gordon was just behind in 51.33.

The field was rounded out by Sharrika Barnett, 51.88, Taylor Manson, 52.53, kat Surin, 52.54, Brittny Ellis, 52.68, and Claudia Francis, 52.89.

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