Camacho-Quinn vs Amusan vs Tia Jones: USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix 100m hurdles start list

Watch Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Tobi Amusan, Kendra Harrison and Tia Jones lead a very strong women's 100m hurdles field at the 2023 USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix.

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LOS ANGELES, May 27 — Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn is set to compete against world champion and world record holder Tobi Amusan in a highly anticipated women’s 100-meter hurdles event at the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix – World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Los Angeles today (27).

These two athletes have a history of intense competition, dating back to their collegiate clashes in 2016. Camacho-Quinn currently holds a slight 8-6 advantage over Amusan in their head-to-head meetings in the 100m hurdles. However, Amusan will be determined to close the gap and secure a victory this weekend. Read more: How to watch the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix?

In their most recent encounter at the Weltklasse 2022 meeting in Zurich, Amusan emerged as the winner. She now leads Camacho-Quinn 2-1 in their last three head-to-head battles, including a crucial victory at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon22, where she set the current world record at an astonishing 12.12 seconds.

When considering the current world rankings, Camacho-Quinn currently sits in sixth place with a season-best time of 12.48 seconds. On the other hand, Amusan has a season best of 12.59 seconds, which ranks her as the eighth-fastest athlete in the world for 2023.

However, the competition doesn’t stop with Camacho-Quinn and Amusan. Today’s women’s 100m hurdles field at the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix also includes a formidable group of American athletes, led by former world record holder Kendra Harrison, who is also the Olympic silver medalist.

Harrison, boasting a time of 12.44 seconds, currently sits in fourth place on the world rankings this season. Alongside her, fellow American athletes Tia Jones, Tonea Marshall, and Alaysha Johnson will be aiming to challenge the favorites and create some upsets. Read also: Women’s 100m start list – USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix

Additionally, Jamaica’s Danielle Williams, the 2015 world champion, will be seeking to improve upon her current season best of 12.74 seconds. She recently recorded a wind-assisted time of 12.38 seconds (+3.5 m/s) for second place behind Camacho-Quinn at the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix last week.

The women’s 100m hurdles event at the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix promises to be a compelling encounter, with fierce competition between some of the top athletes in the event vying for victory.

USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix 100m hurdles start list

  1. JAM – Danielle Williams (PB: 12.32, SB: 12.74)
  2. USA – Alaysha Johnson (PB: 12.35, SB: 12.66)
  3. USA – Nia Ali (PB: 12.34, SB: 12.53)
  4. NGR – Tobi Amusan (PB: 12.12, SB: 12.59)
  5. PUR – Jasmine Camacho-Quinn (PB: 12.26, SB: 12.48)
  6. USA – Kendra Harrison (PB: 12.20)
  7. USA – Tia Jones (PB: 12.38, SB: 12.44)
  8. USA – Tonea Marshall (PB: 12.44, SB: 12.61)
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