Jamaica win 2 gold and a silver medal on Thursday at the IAAF world under 20 championships

Jamaica Sports News: Thursday was a very good day for Jamaica at the IAAF world under 20 championships in Tampere Finland.

Damion Thomas led the way in the boys 110m hurdles, where he clocked a superb 13.16 seconds to mine Jamaica’s first gold medal at the championships.

He finished ahead of team mate Orlando Bennett, who copped silver in 13.33 seconds, while Izumiya of Japan was third in 13.38.

Things got even better for the Jamaicans, when Briana Williams, the youngest athlete in the 100m final, won the gold medal.

Williams stopped the clock at 11.16 seconds, ahead of American Twanisha Terry, second in 11.19, while Britain’s Kristal Awuah finished third in 11.37.

Jamaica’s tally of medals include 2 gold, one silver and one bronze.

 

By: Mckoy’s News Sports Team

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