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Jamaican Nesta Carter Happy With 100m PB Effort

Olympics relay gold medallist Jamaican Nesta Carter put on another impressive performance to lower his personal best (PB) for the second time in as many weeks posting 9.85 seconds for the runner-up spot in the men’s 100m at the final IAAF Diamond League meet of the season in Bruxelles, Belgium yesterday.

Carter, who had already lowered his PB from 9.91 seconds to 9.86 in Switzerland on August 8, became the seventh fastest man in history when he finished behind Tyson Gay, who streamed to victory in 9.79 with a +0.1 m/s wind to claim the Diamond League prize of US$40,000.

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“Yeah, yeah PB, personal best! That is what I have been working for. I did what my coach had been telling me and my first 50 or 60 metres were good. I am happy to keep moving up the list and I am now the seventh fastest man in the history of the world,” he said….Read More At JamaicaObserver

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