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Mullings on fire

AMAICAN sprinter Steve Mullings continued his brilliant early-season form in the 100 metres yesterday when he ran a personal best 9.80 seconds to win the event at the Nike Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon — the sixth fastest time ever and fourth fastest ever by a Jamaican.

After a false start that the officials deemed to be a technical error not caused by any of the runners, Mullings blasted out of the blocks to beat American Mike Rodgers (9.85 seconds) and compatriot Nesta Carter (9.92), both season’s bests, as the top six men all dipped under 10.00 seconds pushed by a 1.3 metres per second wind. Read more >>

Source: Jamaica  Observer

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