Shericka Jackson will open her Wanda Diamond League campaign on May 5 in Doha

Reigning world and Wanda Diamond League 200m champion Shericka Jackson will open her Wanda Diamond League campaign  for  2023  over 100 meters at the Seashore group Doha meeting on May  5  in  Doha, Qatar.

Jackson  who   is the first athlete in history to win a full set of World Championships medals across three sprint disciplines  the  100 metres, 200 metres, and 400 metres, and   the first Jamaican to  run under 11 seconds for 100 metres, under 22 seconds for 200m and under 50 seconds for 400 meters  will  have  former  world  200  metres  champion  Dina  Asher  Smith  in the  line-up.

The  five  time  Olympic  medallist  who ran a world-leading 10.82 seconds   in her first 100 metres race of the year at the MVP velocity fest 13 on  Saturday  has won four of the five previous meetings against  Asher-Smith  over 100 meters.

Three  members  of  the  USA’s World Championships winning 4 x 100m relay team  are  also  included  in the  field  for  the  event  , Melissa Jefferson, Abby Steiner  and   and Twanisha Terry…………….along  with  their  compatriot  Sha’carrie  Richardson.


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