Shericka Jackson Jamaica became the second fastest woman in the history of 200 meters on Thursday night at the World Athletics Championships. She continued her breakout season with a record of 21.46 and won the ultimate award for the World Champion in the 200m final.
Jackson’s time improved the championship record of 21.63 seconds. Dafne Schippers It is a Dutch record in 2015, a national record, a Hayward Field record, and a US soil record.
She quickly got out of the block, but noticed that she was behind her teammates. Shelly-Ann Fraser Price At the corner. Jackson speeded up and won her last 100 meters, making her the second woman. Florence Griffith Joyner, Suspend 21.50 seconds at the event. Griffith Joyner set a record of 21.34 at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
100-meter world champion Fraser Price won the silver medal at 21.81, the best time of the season, and Team GB Dina Asher Smith, The incoming defending champion won bronze at 22.02.
“My first gold medal, my first national record, my personal best, and the world championships,” Jackson told the media after the race. “I am very grateful.”
Jackson World-leading time 21.55 seconds at the Jamaica National Championships in June. This is Jackson’s first personal gold medal at the major championships.
Olympic 200m champion, Elaine Thompson-Hella, I came across the line in 7th place at 22.39. This is the best place in Worlds.
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Jamaican Shericka Jackson records the second fastest time in history to win 200 meters of gold
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