Thompson Runs 10.89s To Win 100m At Rome Diamond League Meet

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World and Olympic champion, Elaine Thompson, ran a world leading 10.89-seconds in winning the women’s 100-metres at the Rome diamond League meet, today.

Thomson finished ahead of Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith and Aleia Hobbs of the United states.

Shericka Jackson was 2nd in the women’s 400-metres, with compatriot Stephenie-Ann McPherson 3rd.

In the women’s 400-metres hurdles Janieve Russell was 5th.

Meanwhile, O’Dayne Richards was 6th in the men’s shot put.



Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.


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