Elaine Thompson replicates her Olympic sprint double

Elaine Thompson replicates her Olympic sprint double

By Alipate Narawa
Sunday 07/08/2022
Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah [Image: Euro News]

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah replicated her Olympic sprint double as she charged to Commonwealth 200m gold.

The 28-year-old, won the 100m title on Wednesday

Her winning time of 20.02 seconds is a new Games record, beating the 22.09secs set by Shaunae Miller-Uibo.

Trinidad and Tobago's Jereem Richards succesfully defended his title and England’s Zharnel Hughes had to settle for silver in the men's race.

Richards' personal best time of 19.80secs broke the Commonwealth Games record set by Namibia's Frankie Fredericks in 1994.

Meanwhile, Yeshnil Karan did not finish in the Men’s 5000 metres due to muscle fatigue.


The latest medal standings, Australia have extended their lead with 59 Gold, 46 Silver and 50 Bronze, second are the hosts England with 50 Gold, 52 Silver and 46 Bronze, and in third place Canada with 22 Gold, 29 Silver and 33 Bronze

Commonwealth Games 2022 Coverage

Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
Queen Elizabeth II passes away
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.
8 days ago

Fiji wins Melrose Cup after 17 years
Fiji wins the RWC 7s title after 17 year drought
9 days ago

2022 Electoral Amendment Bill
AG tables Electoral Amendment Bill in parliament to be debated and voted on without delay on Thursday /+ARTICLE-281411+ARTICLE/ AG attacks the ...
26 days ago
Rabuka raises questions about water supply issues in Nadi and Suva
People’s Alliance Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka has raised the question on what use is a government that cannot ensure constant supply of water and electr...
3 hours ago
CID investigate alleged attempted abduction by the driver of a vehicle in Suva
Commissioner of Police, Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho has directed CID to investigate the matter where several allegations have been made of ...
2 hours ago

I have witnessed first hand the daily struggles of Fijians – Narube
I have witnessed first hand the daily struggles of the people in Namosi, Cakaudrove, Ra and Tailevu. This was stated by the former Governor of ...
2 hours ago

Birthday girl gets her biggest gift as she receives lifesaving surgery
Jessica Brown who will be turning one on Saturday received her biggest and most memorable first birthday gift as she received her gift of life from ...
3 hours ago

Vodafone Fiji warns people of a fake Vodafone FB page
Vodafone Fiji is once again reminding social media users to be wary of scammers and fraudsters who prey on unsuspecting and gullible consumers into ...
3 hours ago

Kings Highway between Wainivula Road and Cunningham Road to open at 4am tomorrow
The Kings Highway between Wainivula Road and Cunningham Road will open at 4am tomorrow and work has not been affected by heavy rain in Suva this ...
4 hours ago