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Brittany Brown ran an eye-opening wind-assisted 10.66 seconds (+3.2 m/s) to win the women’s 100 meters at the 2022 Michael Johnson Invitational here in Waco, Texas, on Saturday, 23 April.

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Brown used the advantage of the strong following wind-reading to post the fastest time in the world this year under any conditions, but the performance will not be used for record or qualifying purposes because it was achieved with a wind reading that was over the allowable 2.0 m/s.

The American got home ahead of her compatriot Gabby Thomas, who posted 10.80 seconds for second place with another USA sprinter Tamara Clark clocking 10.81 secs for third overall in the timed final.

Running the fastest time with legal wind in the women’s 100m today was Iyana Gray of UT-Arlington who finished 8th overall with a time of 11.31 (+1.5 m/s).

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah is the world-leader this year with a 10.89 seconds performance done last week at the USATF Golden Games 2022.

Women’s Top 10 Finishers

1 Brittany Brown Adidas 10.66 (+3.2 m/s)
2 Gabby Thomas New Balance 10.80 (+3.2 m/s)
3 Tamar Clark Adidas 10.81 (+3.2 m/s)
4 Tynia Gaither Adidas 11.02 (+3.2 m/s)
5 Ashley Henderson Unattached 11.06 (+2.3 m/s)
6 Caira Pettway Baylor 11.11 (+3.2 m/s)
7 Ackera Nugent Baylor 11.13 (+3.2 m/s)
8 Iyana Gray UT-Arlington 11.31 (+1.5 m/s)
9 Sydney Washington Baylor 11.32 (+2.3 m/s)
10 Fatmata Awolo Unattached 11.34 (+3.2 m/s)

The men’s 100m contest went to Raymon Ekevwo from the HurdleMechanic training group after the Nigerian posted 10.04 (+1.9 m/s) to get the better of a number of collegiate sprinters.

Isaiah Cunningham of Baylor ran 10.19 for second ahead of Jacolby Shelton of Texas Tech (10.21) and Ryan Martin from Texas A&M (10.23).

Men’s Top 10 Finishers

1 Raymon Ekevwo HurdleMechanic-Nike 10.04 (+1.9 m/s)
2 Isaiah Cunningham Baylor 10.19 (+1.9 m/s)
3 Jacolby Shelton Texas Tech 10.21 (+1.9 m/s)
4 Ryan Martin Texas A&M 10.23 (+1.9 m/s)
5 Laurenz Colbert Baylor 10.27 (+2.3 m/s)
6 Tommy Ramdhan Unattached 10.30 (+1.9 m/s)
7 De’montray Callis Baylor 10.31 (+2.3 m/s)
8 Emmanuel Yeboah Texas A&M 10.32 (+1.9 m/s)
9 Caleb Dean Maryland 10.33 (+2.3 m/s)
10 Cordero Gray Unattached 10.36 (+2.3 m/s)

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