Reigning Olympics Champion Elaine Thompson Lost Her First Race

The reigning 100m and 200m Champion, Jamaica Elaine Thompson was beaten flat on her first race of the season at Miramar invitation on Saturday (10).

Elaine was dazed by the young American trio of Jenna Prandini, Brittany Brown and Candice Hill. Although the wind was slightly above legal- 2.3m/s; Jenna ran 22.29s to win, followed by Brown 22.39s and Candice 22.43s. Elaine was fourth with a time of 22.44s and another Jamaica Brianna Williams placed sixth in a time of 22.93s.

In the men 200m, Kenny Bednarek was a winner in 19.65s (4.0) and Emmanuel Matadi was followed in 20.20s

By discernsportblog

Former sprinter, Taewondo and Badminton Player. Sport Physiotherapist

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