Global sprint king Usain Bolt and the pocket-rocket Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce both picked up from where they left off in Moscow and were among three Jamaican winners at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Zurich.
Bolt the double-sprint world record holder posted 9.90 seconds to win the men’s 100 meter event ahead of compatriot Nickel Ashmeade and American Justin Gatlin.
Ashmeade who had just missed out on a medal in Moscow finished second in 9.94 seconds with Gatlin third in 9.96 seconds.
Fraser-Pryce meanwhile clocked 22.40 seconds to win the women’s 200 meter event ahead of Murielle Ahoure of the Ivory Coast and Mariya Ryemyen of Ukraine.
Earlier, Kalise Spencer posted a season’s best 54.22 seconds to finish second in the women’s 400 meters hurdles behind world champion Zuzana Hejnova who won the race in 53.22 seconds.
In non-Diamond races world relay gold medallist Carrie Russell clocked a personal best 10.98 second in capturing the women’s 100 meters.
Kerron Stewart placed 4th in 11.28 while Natasha Morrison was fifth in 11.33 seconds.
The quartet of Russell, Kerron Stewart, Natasha Morrison and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce then clocked 41.78 seconds for the runner up spot in the 4×100 meters behind the United States who clocked a meet record 41.67 seconds.
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