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Carter, Spence, Stewart win in Italy

There were three Jamaican winners at the Atletica Mondiale meet in Padova, Italy on Sunday. Nesta Carter, who ran a personal best 9.78 seconds last year, led a Jamaican sweep of the top three places in the men’s 100 metres. Read more>>

Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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