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Spencer, Walker 1-2 in Diamond League 400m hurdles

Thursday, August 23, 2012 | 1:19 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaicans finished first and second in the Diamond League women’s 400m hurdles in Lausanne, Switzerland today.

Kaliese Spencer took first place in a season’s best time of 53.59 while training partner Melaine Walker (53.74) was second, also a season’s best.

Perri Shakes-Drayton of Great Britain was third in 53.83.

Olympic champion Natalya Antyukh finished down the track in seventh (55.82).

RankAthleteNationResultRec.RTPointsRanking
1SPENCER KalieseJAM53.49SB0.157121
2WALKER MelaineJAM53.74SB0.17772
3SHAKES-DRAYTON PerriGBR53.83

0.18926
4HEJNOVÁ ZuzanaCZE53.96

0.15344
5ODUMOSU AjokeNGR54.68

0.187

6YAROSHCHUK HannaUKR55.28

0.225

7ANTYUKH NatalyaRUS55.82

0.158

8DAVYDOVA IrinaRUS56.40

0.146

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