Sunday, February 25, 2018

Collins wins in Morocco


Veteran Kittitian sprinter Kim Collins rolled back the years to win the 100 metres at the Mohammed VI d’Athletisme, IAAF World Challenge meet on Sunday.

The 38-year-old former World champion, in the twilight of his years, clocked 10.13 seconds to beat Femi Ogunode of Qatar who was timed at 10.14 seconds.

Jamaican Kemar Bailey-Cole finished third in 10.16 seconds.

Jason Livermore, also Jamaican, grabbed a share of the meet record in the 200m when he finished second in 20.28. The event was won by Ogunode who clocked 20.16.

Mosito Lehata of Lesotho clocked in third in 20.44.

In the women’s 200 metres, Jamaica Simone Facey raced to victory in 22.70 seconds, taking compatriot Aleen Bailey with her in 22.89 seconds.

Canadian Crystal Emmanuel was third in 23.20.