Thompson-Herah, Oblique Seville win 100m finals in JAAA/SDF Jubilee series

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Elaine Thompson-Herah won the women’s 100m with 10.94 seconds (-1.8m/s) and Oblique Seville ran a big personal best 9.86 seconds (0.2m/s) to win the men’s 100m, the sixth best ever by a Jamaican man at the JAAA/SDF Jubilee series #3 at the National Stadium on Saturday.

Thompson-Herah shook off a rotator cuff injury that kept her out of the Birmingham Diamond League this morning to run her third sub-10:00 seconds time of the year.

Remona Burchell was second and Jodean Williams were second and third respectively.

Meanwhile, Seville set a massive personal best with his run after running 10:00 seconds two weeks ago and trails only world record holder Usain Bolt-9.58 seconds, Yohan Blake- 9.69, Asafa Powell- 9.72, Nesta Carter- 9.78 and Steve Mullings-9.8 seconds.

Oblique Seville ran a big personal best 9.86 seconds (0.2m/s) to win the men’s 100m at the JAAA/SDF Jubilee series #3 at the National Stadium on Saturday.

Conroy Jones was second with 10:14 seconds and Emmanuel Archibald- 10.20 seconds.

Paul Reid

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