Jamaica’s Thompson-Herah Clocks 10.87 To Win 100m In Doha

On Friday, Jamaica’s Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah once again showed her class with a comfortable 100m victory at the Wanda Doha Diamond League meet in Doha.

Following a superb start, the Jamaican quickly took an unassailable lead to cross the finish line in 10.87 seconds.

Marie-Josee Ta Lou, of the Ivory Coast was second in 11.21, just 0.04 ahead of USA’s Kayla White.

  

Thompson-Herah, now 28 years of age has run the fastest time in the world over 100m this season.

She ran a world leading 10.85 seconds in Rome last week.

In the men’s 200m event – Jamaica’s Julian Forte earned a season’s best of 20.39 seconds to earn a second place finish.

Arthur Cisse of the Ivory Coast ran a national record of 20.23 to take gold.


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