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Jackson Emerges the Victor Once More as Clayton Returns

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She Won the 400m Race in 51.40 Seconds

Shericka Jackson was among the Jamaicans who performed well in the Bermuda Games at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire. This performances came just ahead of the IAAF World Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

The main athlete among the performers was Shericka Jackson, who is still showing her dominance 400 meters. She won the race at the Bermuda Games in 51.40 seconds, wrapping up before another Jamaican, Candice McLeod.

The pair finished ahead of the United States’ Jaide Stepter Baynes who scored a time of 51.93. Candice clocked a season’s best 51.57.

Briana Williams was the second-runners-up in 23.82 seconds as she ran in her first competitive 200 meters of the year.

The Bahamas won this race after Anthonique Strachan secured a time of 23.24 seconds. Dezerea Bryant from the United States came third with a time of 23.72.

Natasha Morrison, while clocking at 11.77, came in fifth during the women’s 100 meters, to wrap up behind Teahna Daniels from the States, 11.45, Gabby Thomas, 11.49, Javianne Oliver, 11.62, and Fate Smith-Barnett, 11.66.

Jamaicans were cheerful to see the return of 2019 World Championships bronze medalist, Rushell Clayton, in the women’s 400-metre hurdles. She became the first-runners-up in 55.89 behind compatriot Shiann Salmon, 55.35.

Janieve Russell came third in 56.56. Chrisann Gordon-Powell from Jamaica was first-runners-up in the women’s 800 meters, clocking two minutes, four point one-nine seconds to complete behind the United States’ Ajee Wilson, 2:03.09. 

In the women’s high jump, Kimberly Williamson cleared the bar at 1.84 meters ranking her fourth.

Williamson’s position came shortly after victor Rachel McCoy from the States. In addition, Williamson’s partners Amina Smith, and Inika McPherson also cleared the same height.