Commonwealth Games 2022: Elaine Thompson-Herah wins Women's 100m Final

Elaine Thompson Sets New Meeting Record in Rabat Diamond League

Elaine Thompson Herah, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, set a meeting record of 10.83 seconds to win her second Diamond League 100m event of the season after winning in Eugene in 10.79 seconds. Ivory Coast’s Marie Josée Ta Lou came in second with 11.04 seconds, ahead of Jamaica’s Natasha Morrison in 11.22 seconds. 

Elaine Thompson Herah: “I feel amazing about the race today. This is my third time in Rabat and I am super excited about the new meeting record of 10.83. For the next race in Rome, I am following the same process and keeping up the same pace”. 

Women’s 100m Final wind +0.3

1. Elaine THOMPSON-HERAH JAM 10.83
2. Marie-Josée TA LOU CIV 11.04
3. Natasha MORRISON JAM 11.22
4. Lorène Dorcas BAZOLO POR 11.42
5. Ajla DEL PONTE SUI 11.42
6. Hajar EDDOU MAR 11.84


By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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