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Rain, false starts and issues with asthma- Did these hinder Mullings going sub 10?

One by one the obstacles popped up. One by one Jamaica’s Steve Mullings knocked them down.

On his way to winning the 100 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix meet here on Saturday, and defeating one of the world’s biggest sprint stars in the process, Mullings beat back the unnerving scenario caused by multiple false starts that rattled the nine-man field and led to the disqualification of three runners – Americans Rae Monzavous Edward and Travis Padgett, plus Trinidadian Richard Thompson.

Then he steeled himself against severe breathing problems, caused by the rain, strong headwind and uncomfortably cold conditions, with temperatures dipping near 60 degrees. Read more>>

Source: Jamaica Star


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