Jackson’s blistering 21.55s run voted ‘Moment of the Month’ by World Athletics

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Shericka Jackson’s blistering world-leading run in the 200m at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior and Junior Athletics Championships last weekend has been voted Moment of the Month by sports governing body World Athletics.

The organisation described Jackson’s 21.55-seconds run as ‘phenomenal’.

Not only was Jackson’s time a new personal best for the athlete, but the run made her the third-fastest woman of all time over the 200m distance.

Her time is bettered only by Florence Griffith-Joyner’s world record 21.34 seconds set in 1988 and Elaine Thompson-Herah’s national record 21.53 seconds set last year at the Olympic Games.

Jackson was the victor in both the 100m and 200m races at the National trials, making her double national champion over the sprints.

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