Jamaica’s sprinters and windy conditions dominate results in Rovereto

Jamaican sprinters dominated the sprints in the 45th edition of the Palio della Quercia in Rovereto yesterday (1). Sherone Simpson ran 11.04 in the women’s 100 metres, one of the few wind aided marks of a meeting generally dominated by headwinds, conditions which Lerone Clarke and Steve Mullings ignored to set new meeting records in the men’s 100 metres heats.

The Palio della Quercia in Rovereto is one of a select group of Area meetings at which points can be acquired by athletes to qualify for the IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final, to be held on 12-13 September in Thessaloniki, Greece.

A brand new Mondo track which was inaugurated before the start of the official programme and some interesting results were produced on the new surface…..Read More

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