Rasheed Broadbell and Megan Tapper among Jamaican winners in Bahamas
Commonwealth Games champion Rasheed Broadbell turned in an impressive performance on the weekend, at the new Life invitational meet in the Bahamas which forms part of the World Athletics Continental Tour (silver meetings).
Broadbell, the Jamaican sports man of the year for 2022, ran a quick 13.10 seconds to win the men’s 110 meters hurdles.
In the 400 meters national record holder Rusheen McDonald finished second in 45.26 seconds, behind American sprinter Trevor Stewart who took victory in 44.92 seconds.
Meanwhile in the women’s 100 metres hurdles Olympic bronze medalist Megan Tapper, took victory in 12.74 seconds.
2019 World Championship bronze medalist Rushell Clayton survived a crucial battle with Cassandra Tate in the women’s 400 metre hurdles, taking victory in a time of 54.41 seconds, as Tate crossed the line in 54.68 seconds.
In the meantime, former Hydel stand out Charokee Young was a runner-up in the women’s 400 meters in 50.45 seconds, as Aliyah Abrams of Guyana posted a time of 50.20 seconds to win the event.
The women’s 100 metres was won by Jamaica’s Shashalee Forbes in 11.17 seconds, while Anthonique Strachan of the Bahamas, won the women’s 200 metres after stopping the clock in 22.59 seconds .