Olympic champion Thompson-Herah wins Birmingham women’s 60m

Olympic champion Thompson-Herah wins Birmingham women’s 60m

Five-time Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah has won the women’s 60 metres at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday.

The Jamaican, who at this year’s Tokyo Games retained her 100 and 200m titles, won in a time of 7.

08 seconds as she finished ahead of Switzerland’s Mujinga Kambundji and British runner Daryll Neita, who ran 7.

11 and 7.

13 respectively.

Britain’s Isabelle Boffey won the 1,000m in a personal best time of two minutes and 38.

25 seconds.

In the men’s 60m, Britain’s Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake failed to make the final, finishing seventh in his heat a day after it was announced he had been stripped of the 4x100m relay silver he won in Tokyo due to team-mate CJ Ujah’s failed drugs test.

 
 
AFP/Mercy Chukwudiebere
Olympic champion Thompson-Herah wins Birmingham women’s 60m

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