Elaine Thompson-Herah opens Indoor season with victory in Norway
Two time double olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah secured victory in the women’s 60 meters at the Karsten Warholm invitational in Ulsteinvik, Norway yesterday.
In her first indoor competition since 2017 thompson-herah took her time to get into the race before taking the lead at about 40 metres and running away to a comfortable victory in 7.30 seconds.
Norway’s Helene Ronningen who led most of the race was second in 7.40 seconds and Victoria Ratnikova of ukraine was third in 7.53 seconds.
Thompson Herah says it was a good outing for her
This is the four-time Diamond League champion’s second win of the season, having won her season opener at last weekend’s Queen’s Grace Jackson Invitational with a 7.15 seconds clocking.