LIVE REPORTS | USATF Bermuda Games
Canadian Jerome Blake produced a surprise win in the men’s 100m, stopping the clock at 10.38 to edge Erriyon Knighton, 10.39 and Noah Lyles, 10.39.
Teahna Daniels took the win in the women’s 100m with a time of 11.45 with Gabby Thomas, 11.49 and Javianne Oliver, 11.62, leading home an American sweep.
American Ajee Wilson won the 800m in 2:03.09, outlasting Jamaica’s Chrisann Gordon-Powell, 2:04.19 and Charlene Lipsey, 2:04.50.
Grenadian star Kirani James delivered a strong performance to win the men’s 400m in45.63 ahead of Great Britain’s Alex Haydock-Wilson, 46.05 and Jamaican Jaheel Hyde, 46.27.
Shericka Jackson has won big medals in both the long and short sprints and again showed her range after taking the 400m in 51.40. Another Jamaica, Candice McLeod, the Olympic finalist, was second in 51.57 with American Jaide Stepter Baynes, 51.93, taking third.
It’s another Bahamian win in the men’s 200m with Steven Gardiner clocking 20.79 to hold off Trinidad and Tobago’s Jereem Richards, 20.86 and Emmanuel Matadi from Liberia, who clocked 21.04 for third.
Anthonique Strachan from The Bahamas won the women’s 200m in 23.24, getting the better of American Dezerea Bryant, 23.72 and Jamaica’s Briana Williams, 23.82.
Women’s 400m Hurdles
It was a Jamaican party in the one-lap hurdles event with Shiann Salmon, 55.35, leading her compatriots Rushell Clayton (55.89) and Janieve Russell (56.56) to the finish line in a top-three sweep.
Men’s Triple Jump
American Chris Benard, 16.57m finished on top in the men’s triple jump ahead of Jamaican Jordan Scott, 16.37m and Kawain Culmer, 15.82m from The Bahamas. Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief was fourth with a best mark of 15.75.
Kenya’s Kamar Etiang, 3:45.26, won the men’s 1,500m event ahead of German Amos Bartelsmeyer, 3:45.35 and Bermuda’s Dage Minors, 3:46.82, who brought the crowd to its feet with an impressive third-place finish.
Men’s 100m Heats
Qualifiers for the men’s 100m final: Noah Lyles (10.42), Jerome Blake (10.47), Brandon Carnes (10.54 ), Jelani Walker (10.57), Erriyon Knighton, (10.61), Yohan Blake (10.64) Aaron Brown (10.68), Mike Rodgers (10.72)
Women’s 100m Heats
Advancing to the women’s 100m final are Gabby Thomas, the fastest qualifier with a time of 11.29. Also through are Teahna Daniels, (11.32), Javianne Oliver (11.34), Morolake Akinosun (11.38), Natasha Morrison (11.57), Shashalee Forbes, (11.57), Destiny Smith-Barnett (11.57) and Kayla White (11.58)
Men’s 110m Hurdles
Olympic silver medal-winner Grant Holloway did not face the starter after complaining about the wind conditions but Barbadian Shane Brathwaite, 13.78, took full advantage of his absence to claim a solid victory.
Second place went to American Michael Dickson, 13.85, with third going to Eduardo Rodrigues from Brazil, who ran 13.87.
Women’s 100m Hurdles
Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn registers a world-leading 12.67 seconds in a dominating win. She finished ahead of Chanel Brissett, 13.06 and Christina Clemons, who ran 13.15 in a 12.5 wind.
Women’s Triple Jump
Jamaican Shanieka Ricketts, the World Championships silver medal-winner, takes the triple jump with a best of 14.15m, finishing ahead of Naomi Metzger, 14.00m from Great Britain and American Michelle Fokam, who posted 13.42.
Ricketts got her mark on her third attempt after Metzger had jumped to an early lead on her second effort.
Good day, we join you live from the National Sports Centre where some of the biggest names in track and field will be competing at the USATF Bermuda Games.
This World Athletics Continental Tour Gold event will see performances from the likes of American stars Grant Holloway, Noah Lyles, Gabby Thomas and Ajee Wilson with regional standouts Jasmine Camacho-Quinn from Puerto Rico, Bahamas’ Steven Gardiner and Anthonique Strachan, Trinidad and Tobago’s Jereem Richards and the Jamaican contingent led by Shericka Jackson, Yohan Blake, Shanieka Ricketts, Rushell Clayton, Briana Williams and Janieve Russell.
Action will get under way at 2.35pm with the women’s triple jump.
Get up to speed with our preview and see the full event schedule below:
Women’s triple jump (2.35pm)
Women’s high jump (3.25pm)
Women’s 100 hurdles (3.33pm)
Men’’s triple jump (3.35pm)
Men’s 110 hurdles (3.39pm)
Women’s 100 first round (3.47pm)
Men’s 100 first round (4pm)
Men’s 1,500 (4.13pm)
Women’s 400 hurdles (4.23pm)
Women’s 200 (4.31pm)
Women’s long jump (4.35pm)
Men’s 200 (4.39pm)
Women’s 400 (4.47pm)
Men’s 400 (4.55pm)
Women’s 800 (5.05pm)
Women’s 100 final (5.16pm)
Men’s 100 final (5.25pm)
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