Bailey-Cole second in IAAF World Challenge 100m

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Kemar Bailey-Cole clocked 9.99 seconds for second in the men's 100 metre as five Jamaicans competed in the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Challenge held in Zagreb, Croatia today.
American Mike Rogers (9.97) won the 100m while Justin Gatlin finished third in 10.01 seconds.
Meanwhile Aleen Bailey finished fifth (11.79) in the women's 100M won by American Barbara Pierre in 11.00 seconds, followed by teammate Alexandria Anderson (11.06).
Edino Steele was third in the men's 400 metre, running 45.59 seconds behind Great Britian's Martyn Rooney (45.29) first and Pavel Maslak of the Czech Republic (45.42).
Kimberly Williams placed third in the triple jump with 14.38 metres. 
Ukraine's Olha Saladuha (14.44) and Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko from Isreal (14.38) took first and second respectively.
In the men’s long jump, Damar Forbes finished 6th with a jump of 7.78 metres. 
South African Godfrey Khotso Mokoena (8.09) took the event followed by American Christian Taylor (8.01).

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