Eugene: Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser Price made history by winning the fifth world 100-meter title on Sunday as Team USA claimed the other four crowns offered at Eugene on Sunday. Fraser Price, a 35-year-old mother, led her gun to tape with a perfect display of her age-believing sprint.
The Jamaicans, who won the Blue Ribbon Awards in 2009, 2013, 2015 and 2019, won the 10.67 second championship record. Shericka Jackson won the silver medal in her personal best of 10.73 seconds, and Elaine Thompson Hera, who won the Olympic sprint four times, won the bronze medal (10.81). This was the first time a country had won a medal in the women’s 100m in the world, the day after Fred Kerley led the men’s 100m national sweep.
“It was definitely something on the card,” Fraser-Pryce said of the potential sweep. “I was the first to finish in the sweep. I’m glad that another woman came in and was able to celebrate 1-2-3.” That’s special. The fifth world title at 100 meters. And doing it at 35, yes, I said 35! ”Ryan Crouser led another American clean sweep on a day of amazing results at Team USA’s home ground. .. This time I shot put with Joe Kovacs and Josh Awotande.
Thanks to Katie Nagiotte and Sandi Morris, the women’s pole vault also had a 1-2 finish, and there was a 110-meter hurdle as Grant Holloway maintained the title ahead of teammate Trey Cunningham. Hollowway’s victory at the hurdle was undermined by the withdrawal from Jamaica’s Hansle Parchment injury, but Devon Allen was dramatically excluded after a tragic false start on the same track starring as a college athlete. rice field. Parchment, which surprised Hollowway to win the Olympic gold medal last year, clipped the hurdles during the warm-up and kept her thighs clasped.
Hollowway admitted that he was sympathetic to Allen’s call for a slight false start. “I never thought he started wrong,” he said. “But technology puts it another way. It’s one of them. It’s athletics. Anything can happen in athletics. That’s the reality.” Allen, meanwhile, “frustrated” his false start. Was expressed. “You train all year round for one competition that lasts 13 seconds, and that’s it,” Allen said. “It happens and I learn from it-and I make sure it doesn’t react as fast as next time.”
Peace of mind for Warholm
Elsewhere on the course, Norwegian Karsten Warholm made a smooth appearance in the 400m hurdles final on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Olympic champion and world record holder was injured in a hamstring injury, but this week he vowed to be 100% and coasted for three consecutive bags in the semifinals. World title.
“It felt easy. I did myself on the first turn to test my speed,” Warholm said. “I felt good, nothing bad. To be honest, it’s good because it’s not so often that 48 seconds can be done so easily.” It’s his joining in the finals. Major rivals Rai Benjamin, an American, and Alison dos Santos, a silver and bronze medalist in Tokyo. Belgian Olympic champion Nafisa Tutim dominated the heptathlon after four events, recording 13.21 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles, 1.95 seconds in the high jump, 15.03 meters in the cannonball and 24.39 seconds in the 200 meters.
As a result, she surpassed the Dutch Anouk Vetter by 61 points to score 4,071 points. Meanwhile, world champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson finished sixth with 3,798 points. The tough multidisciplinary event ends on Monday with a long jump, javelin throw and 800 meters. – AFP