WACO, TX – Trayvon Bromell and Jeremy Wariner both won their events at the 2016 Baylor Invitational in Waco, TX on Saturday (9).
Bromell continued his preparations for this summer’s Olympics with a 200m victory, while Wariner took the 400m crown.
The IAAF World Championships joint bronze medallist from Beijing, last summer, Bromell, stopped the clock in the fastest overall time of 20.30 (-0.3 m/s) seconds to secure the half lap crown very comfortably in the time finals event, which was run in 8 sections.
He owns a personal best time of 20.03 seconds for the 200m, set in Eugene last year.
Bromell, who won the eighth and final heat, eased home ahead of Clayton Vaughn, who ran 20.96 for fourth overall.
Houston pair Leshon Collins and Jacarias Martin finished 1-2 in heat seven with respective times of 20.77 and 20.96 for second and third overall.
Bromell, a former Baylor University representative, won his first senior global title in March when he captured the men’s 60m crown at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland.
Wariner Takes One Lap Title
Former World and Olympic champion Jeremy Wariner took the victory in the men’s 400m dash in 45.70.
Wariner, a former Baylor Bears, who still believes he can secure a place on the U.S. team to the Rio Olympics, got home ahead of fellow American and currency Baylor star Will London (45.76).
The 32-year-old Wariner is a three-time Olympic Games gold medallists and has won five IAAF World Championships titles.
His personal best of 43.45 seconds is the third-fastest time on the world all-time list for the 400m.
Men’s 200m (-0.3)
Trayvon Bromell 20.30, 2 LeShon Collins 20.77, 3 Clayton Vaughn 20.96; 4 Jacarias Martin 20.96
Jeremy Wariner 45.70, 2 Will London 45.76, Caleb Dickson 46.81
Men’s 4 x 100 m
Houston University 39.14
Women’s 100m (0.6)
1 Taylor Bennett 11.38 PB, 2 Kiana Horton 11.61 PB, 3 Kristina Knott 11.62 PB
Women’s 200m (-1.0)
1 Taylor Bennett 22.71 PB, 2 Kiana Horton 23.41 PB, 3 Tori Williams 23.52 PB
1 Dalilah Muhammad 52.90, 2 Lilla McMillan 53.23, 3 Madison Reynolds 53.37