On Thursday, Jamaica’s Tina Clayton ran a personal best of 11.09 to win the women’s 100m event at the 2021 World U20 Championships in Nairobi.
The 17-year-old Edwin Allen High School star had an excellent start and pulled away from the field to earn gold.
Beatrice Masilingi of Namibia won silver with a time of 11.39.
Switzerland’s Melissa GutSchmidt ran 11.51 to take the bronze medal.
Clayton’s teammate Kerrica Hill finished seventh in 11.61.
Cuba’s representative – Juan Carley Vasquez Gomez won the shot put competition with a throw of 19.73m, edging Yauheni Bryhi of Belarus, who throw a personal best 19.70m for the silver medal. Jepthe Vogel of Switzerland won the bronze medal with his best effort of 19.16m.
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