Thompson completes sprint double at Jamaican trials

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - World Athletics Championships – women's 100 metres final – London Stadium, London, Britain – August 6, 2017 – Elaine Thompson of Jamaica after the race. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

KINGSTON (Reuters) – Olympic champion Elaine Thompson posted a world-leading 22.00 to win the 200 metres on Sunday and complete the sprint double on the last day of the Jamaican trials. Thompson, who won the 100 on Friday, was passed by Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the first 50 metres but surged home to regain the half-lap […]

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