National sprint double champion Shericka Jackson to face Sha ‘Carri Richardson in Poland

National sprint double champion Shericka Jackson and the US 100 metres champion Sha’carri Richardson lead a star-studded line up at Silesia Kamila Skolimowska Diamond League meet for this Sunday July 16 in Poland. 

This, when both ladies clash in the feature women’s 100 metres show-down, that also features the speedy Marie-Josee Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast. 

Meanwhile Jackson, who defended her national titles last weekend in a world leading 10.65 seconds in the 100 metres, and the 200 meters in 21.75 seconds, says running the sprint double at the World Championship in Hungary remains unconfirmed. 

Meanwhile, Jamaican sprinters Ackeem Blake and the sensational young talent Kishane Thompson will race in the men’s 100 metres, where they will come face to face with the American speed balls- Noah Lyles and Fred Kerley. 

Adding further intrigue to the event should be the South African Akani Simbine and Reece Prescod of Great Britain, 

The meet will also feature the Olympic and World Champion Yulimar Rojas  in the women’s triple jump. 


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