Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson finished second in the final of the women’s 200m event at the Zurich Diamond League today.

Thompson clocked 22.00 seconds to cross the line behind Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas who clocked a national record of 21.88 for the win.

Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands was third with a time of 21.98.

Thompson earns $20,000 for her second place finish. The top three finishers earn $50,000 (Gold), $20,000 (Silver) and $10,000 for Bronze.

In other races on the day, Britain’s CJ Ujah bested a competitive field in the men’s 100m, clocking 9.97 to earn a photo finish win over the Ivorian athlete Ibrahim Meitre.

The American athlete and current world champion – Justin Gatlin was fourth in 10.04. Jamaica’s Asafa Powell finished 7th in that race with a time of 10.11.

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Jamaica's Elaine Thompson finished second in the final of the women's 200m event at the Zurich Diamond League today. Thompson clocked 22.00 seconds to cross the line behind Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas who clocked a national record of 21.88 for the win. Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands was third with a time of...

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