Jonielle Smith said she is proud of the silver medal her team won at the 2019 IAAF World Relays that concluded in Yokohama, Japan on Sunday.

 Decorated Jamaica sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce cruised to top spot in the women’s 100m, in the process setting a new meet record at the Grenada Invitational at the Kirani James Stadium on Saturday.

Fraser-Pryce got a trademark comfortable start before pulling away from the field to stop the clock at 11.20, which was a new meet record.  Her compatriot Jonielle Smith finished strongly but was still a distant second in 11.35.  The United States’ Aliyah Brown was third in 11.46.

Another Jamaican, Gayon Evans was fourth in 11.46, with Trinidad and Tobago’s Semoy Hackett fifth in 11.60.

In the men’s equivalent, it was Great Britain’s Adam Gimili who claimed top spot but only just ahead of Canada’s Aaron Brown who was second in 10.13.  The United States Christopher Belcher was right behind Brown, stopping the clock in 10.14 for third place.  A quartet of Caribbean athletes Nester Carter, Nigel Ellis, Tyquendo Tracey and Julien Forte were fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth respectively.

Olympic champion, Jamaican, Elaine Thompson, showed glimpses her injury woes were behind her after claiming the 60-metre title at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday. 

Jamaican sprinters Gayon Evans and Remona Burchell finished fourth and sixth respectively at the ISTAF Indoor meeting, the Orlen Copernicus Cup, in Torun, Poland on Wednesday.

The organizers of Central hurdles & Relays have joined forces with GC Foster College for the 10th staging of the meet set for Saturday, January 19 at GC Foster.

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