WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce turned up the speed, on her way back to the top of the sprint game Sunday, winning her fifth world title at 100 meters by leading a Jamaican sweep and knocking off Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah.
Shelly-Ann ran a 10.67 time this is her 4th performance of the year under 10.70.
Former LSU Tiger Aleia Hobbs who was the 2018 NCAA and U.S. Champion in the 100-meters qualified for the 100-meters final for team U.S.A. Hobbs crossed sixth with a time of 10.92 seconds, while Melissa Jefferson also from team U.S.A was eighth in 11.03.
Grant Holloway is a back-to-back world champion! The American jumped out in front to win gold in the men’s 110m hurdles. Defends his world title in dominating fashion!
Philadelphia Eagles receiver Devon Allen advanced to the finals of the 110-meter hurdles in Eugene Oregon Sunday. Allen ran a 13.09 in his semifinal heat, taking second to automatically advance.
He was disqualified from the event after he false-started .001 seconds faster than the .1 limit.
Allen, 27, will be at the eagles’ training camp later this month.
He last played college Football at Oregon from 2014-16 going undrafted in 2017.
NCAA and U.S. Champion Anna Hall kicked off a strong start on day one of the Heptathlon events. She competed in the first four events of the Multi running 23.08 seconds in the 200 meters making it her second personal best and adding 1071 points to the tally.
Hall followed by running 13.20 seconds in the 100-meter hurdlers for 1094 putting her in Bronze medal position heading to the High Jump.
Anna Hall closes out day one with a massive season’s best of 1.86 meters (six feet, one inch) in the High Jump, which scores her 1054 points.
Hall finished day one with 3991 points through four events putting her in third overall and is a new first-day lifetime best in the Heptathlon!