Blake and Jackson Shine at Jamaican National Championships – Video
Blake and Jackson Shine at Jamaican National Championships – Video – Yohan Blake and Shericka Jackson won the 100m titles at the 2022 Jamaican National Championships on Friday night in Kingston.
Yohan Blake, the second-fastest athlete in history, won the men’s 100-meter final against a stacked field. The former 100-meter world champion sprinted to win in a new season’s best time of 9.85 seconds after charging out of the starting blocks. Blake’s winning time of 9.85 seconds is his fastest since 2012 and is second fastest in the globe this year. Oblique Seville, a promising sprinter, came in second with a time of 9.88, and Ackeem Blake, who came in third with a time of 9.93, both personal bests. read more
Shericka Jackson unexpectedly defeated a strong competition in the women’s 100 final to claim the gold medal for Jamaica. The bronze medallist from the Olympics in Tokyo finished ahead of Kemba Nelson with a quick time of 10.77 seconds (10.88PB). Elaine Thompson-Herah, a two-time Olympic sprint winner, came in third in a time of 10.89 seconds. Briana Williams, a young athlete, finished fourth with a new personal best of 10.94. read more
Men’s 100m Final Results
Women’s 100m Final Results