Nia Ali of USA in the 100m hurdles at the USATF Championships 2022

(May 31) — Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, the Olympic 100m hurdles champion, and Nia Ali, a three-time world champion, are set to face off once again at the 2023 Montreuil International Meeting – World Athletics Continental Tour Silver series meet on Wednesday (31).

Following their recent clash at the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix, the pair will continue their rivalry at the Stade des Grands Pechers in what promises to be another thrilling race. – Read more: How to watch 2023 Montreuil International Meeting: Live Stream, Results, and Camacho-Quinn?

Camacho-Quinn enters the competition in excellent form, having recorded an outstanding world-leading time of 12.31 seconds in the 100m hurdles at the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix on 27th May, despite facing a slight headwind of -0.2 m/s.

This Puerto Rican star has also clocked a wind-legal time of 12.48 seconds earlier this season. She aims to secure her fifth consecutive victory of the campaign after triumphing in Jacksonville, Florida, Doha, and Bermuda before her commanding performance in California.

Nia Ali, the 2019 world champion, seeks to bounce back from her disappointing performance in her previous race, where she finished 0.34 seconds behind the winner with a time of 12.65 seconds. Ali has a season best of 12.53 seconds from Gainesville, Florida, equaling her sixth career-best time, and has also run a wind-aided 12.55 seconds (+2.8 m/s) at the same event, indicating that she is in good race shape.

Her personal best stands at 12.34 seconds, achieved when winning the world title in 2019.

Joining Camacho-Quinn and Ali in the race are the likes of USA’s Jade Barbier, who boasts a season best time of 12.96 seconds, and Belgium’s Anne Zagre, with a season best of 12.99 seconds, both running under the 13-second mark in 2023.

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