Omar Mcleod and Shanieka  Ricketts both produced podium topping performances at the World Athletics Continental Tour

Rio 2016  Olympic  gold  medal  winner   Omar  McLeod  and  two-time World  Championships  silver  medallist  Shanieka Ricketts  both produced podium topping performances at Tuesday’s World Athletics Continental Tour meeting in Finland.

McLeod  won  the  men’s  110  metre  hurdles  in  a  season  best  13.25  seconds after earlier running 13.29 seconds in  the  heats.

Ricketts  meanwhile won  the  women’s triple  jump with  a  best  effort  of  14.17 metres.

Also in action at the meet was Tokyo Olympics finalist Brittany Anderson who placed 4th in her heat in the women’s 100  metre hurdles in 12.93  seconds, before returning in the final to clock a season best 12.87 seconds. The event was won by 2019 world champion Nia Ali of the USA in  12.48  seconds.


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