Jamaica’s Shanieka Ricketts received a silver medal within the ladies’s triple bounce on the World Athletics Championships in Eugene on Monday.
Ricketts produced a season’s greatest 14.89m to complete second behind Venezuelan world file holder Yulimar Rojas who produced a world main 15.47 to win her third world title. Tori Franklin of the USA jumped 14.72m for bronze.
Ricketts, who had a gradual begin to the season due to a knee damage that hampered her preparation, managed to get it collectively in time to supply her greatest efficiency when it mattered most.
She produced jumps of 14.89m, 14.86m, 14.37m, 14.40m, 14.62m and 14.80m for considered one of her greatest sequence of her profession.
On the observe, Trinidad & Tobago’s Jereem Richards superior to the semi-finals of the 200m after working 20.35 to win warmth 2. Richards received bronze on the 2017 London World Championships and received 400m gold on the World Indoor Championships earlier this season.
Combined Relay gold medallist for the Dominican Republic, Alexander Ogando, was one of the vital spectacular qualifiers to the semis, easing all the way down to a nationwide record-equaling 20.01 to win warmth 4.
100m semi-finalist and 2011 world champion Yohan Blake ran 20.35 to complete fourth in warmth 5 and advance as one of many non-automatic qualifiers.
Lastly, Rasheed Dwyer ran a season’s greatest 20.29 to complete second within the seventh and ultimate warmth to progress to the following spherical.
For the ladies, the standard suspects all booked their spots within the semi-finals.
Shericka Jackson, who turned the third quickest lady in historical past with a private greatest 21.55 to win on the Jamaican Championships in June, was spectacular to simply win warmth 1 in 22.33.
Warmth 2 noticed 100m bronze medallist and double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah cruise to 22.41 to complete second behind Namibia’s Beatrice Maslingi (22.27). Antigua and Barbuda’s Joella Lloyd ran 22.99 to complete fourth and advance as a quickest loser.
100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was additionally in cruise management in warmth 3, working 22.26 for second behind Niger’s Aminatou Seyni who ran a nationwide file 21.98.
Bahamian Tynia Gaither rebounded from the frustration of being disqualified from her 100m semi-final on Sunday to complete third in warmth 4 in 22.61 to advance. (www.sportsmax.television)