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Kaliese Spencer runs world leading time

Beats fellow Jamaican Melanie Walker; Sherone Simpson second in 200m

Jamaica Observer

Friday, August 05, 2011 | 1:31 PM    

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IN-form Jamaican 400 metres hurdler Kaliese Spencer, clocked a world best 52.79 in the London Areva Diamond League meet today. Spencer's time was also a record for the meet.

Olympic and world champion Melanie Walker was second in a time of 53.90.

Fast rising schoolgirl Ristananna Tracy was seventh in 56.07.

Meantime, Sherone Simpson placed second behind Bianca Knight of the United States in the women's 200 metres, while fellow Jamaican Aleen Bailey placed fifth.

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