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Jamaica and Kenya rule 100m finals

Jamaica and Kenya rule 100m finals

By Dhanjay Deo
Thursday 04/08/2022
[Photo: BBC]

Elaine Thompson-Herah's experience shone through as the Jamaican added Commonwealth 100m gold to her collection in a time of 10.95 seconds.

The five-time Olympic champion was clean away and immediately up on England's Daryll Neita outside her.

Kenya's Ferdinand Omanyala claimed the men's title ahead of South Africa's defending champion Akani Simbine.

Omanyala, who only converted to sprinting from rugby in his late teens, came home in 10.02 seconds to add the Commonwealth crown to the African title he claimed in June.

Australia continues to lead the medal tally with 46 gold, 38 silver and 39 bronze.

[Source: BBC]

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