Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico in action in the 100m hurdles

(May 31) — Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, the Olympic champion, continued her remarkable season by securing another victory in the women’s 100m hurdles at the 2023 Montreuil International Meeting – World Athletics Continental Tour Silver series meet on Wednesday (31). She clocked an impressive time of 12.40 seconds, defeating former world champion Nia Ali from the United States.

This win marked Camacho-Quinn’s fifth consecutive victory in the 100m hurdles this season. Her winning time at the event set a meeting record and stands as her second-fastest time of the season. Read more: Watch Jasmine Camacho-Quinn’s 12.17w performance at USATF Bermuda Grand Prix

Camacho-Quinn currently holds the world-leading time of 12.30 seconds (-0.2 m/s), achieved at the USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix on 27th May. She also recorded a blistering wind-aided time of 12.17 seconds (+3.5 m/s) in Bermuda earlier this month.

At the 2023 Montreuil International Meeting, Nia Ali, the world champion in 2019, finished second with a time of 12.71 seconds, showing improvement from her seventh-place finish in Los Angeles the previous weekend.

In the men’s 100m, Marvin Bracy-Williams from the USA emerged victorious with a meeting record time of 9.93 seconds (+0.8 m/s). Emmanuel Matadi from Liberia secured second place with a time of 10.04 seconds, while Emmanuel Eseme from Cameroon finished third, clocking 10.08 seconds.

Marvin Bracy-Williams also topped the qualifiers in the heats with a time of 9.97 seconds (+1.5 m/s).

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