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Tyson Gay runs fast 200m in Florida

CLERMONT, Florida – US record holder and 100m world leader Tyson Gay showed his impressive shape at Classic meet in Florida with fast windy 19.79 (+2.5) 200m run.

It was his only second 200m race in the post 2010 period. Second was German Julian Reus 20.45 and in another race Curtis Mitchell did 20.45 (+3.3).

In the 100m, Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade ran 9.91 (+3.8) in the heats, but German Martin Keller won the final in 9.99 (+3.7) ahead of Reus 10.00.
Trinidad´s Keston Bledman 10.14 (+2.0) also did well in the short sprint.

Cayman Islands Ronald Forbes won the 110m hurdles in 13.31 (+2.1) over German Erik Balnuweit (13.32) who equaled his best in heats with 13.46 (+1.5). In another heat, former Jamaican record holder Dwight Thomas got 13.39 (+0.6).

In women sprints, Kelly-Ann Baptiste of Trinidad won the 200 m in 22.63 (+6.3) while in the 100m, US Chastity Riggien got 11.24 (+1.4) ahead of Gloria Asumnu 11.27. They clocked faster times in heats but wind-aided 11.14 (+2.5) and 11.20 (+2.7).

Tenaya Jones clocked two fast windy hurdles times 12.86 (+2.1) and 12.85 (+2.9).

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