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Elaine Thompson clocks meet record to win 100m in Rabat

17 July 2017, 03:49 | Terri Saunders

Elaine Thompson clocks meet record to win 100m in Rabat

Elaine Thompson clocks meet record to win 100m in Rabat

Blake pulled out of today's Diamond League meet yesterday but he says the move was precautionary and he will be able to participate in next month's IAAF World Championships in London.

Abdalaati Iguider finished off the meeting with a second success of the night for Morocco in the 3000m after his compatriot Soufiane El Bakkali won the 3000m steeplechase in a personal-best time of 8:05.12.

Jamaican Rio Olympic sprint sensation Elaine Thompson accounted for the 100-metre women's meeting record at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat, Morocco on Sunday with a 10.87 clocking.

Semenya, who has a personal best of 50.40 - set in Brussels a year ago - finished way off the pace in a time of 51.53.

Six Africans took part in the men's 800m - Botswana's Nigel Amos (1:43.91) claiming the win, with Kiyegon Bett taking second with a time of 1:44.28.

Miller-Uibo eased to a second victory of the season and set another meeting record with a circuit of 49.80, finishing nearly a second before runner-up Natasha Hastings.

Also, reigning world champion Shawn Barber of Toronto was fourth in pole vault, clearing 5.60 metres.

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Democratic Republic of Congo's Franck Elemba (20.16m) had to settle for a disappointing eighth place in the men's shot put, which was won by American Olympic champion Ryan Crouser (22.47) in convincing fashion.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of Bahamas destroys the field to win with a margin of over one second.

Andriy Protsenko of Ukraine jumps 2.29 in the third and last attempt to win in Rabat.

The 33-year-old Colombian won with 14.51m, 20cm ahead of Kimberly Williams of Jamaica, with Greece's Paraskevi Papachristou taking third place with 14.21, a centimetre ahead of London 2012 champion Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan.

The Markham, Ont., native ran the distance in 20.03 seconds.

Ben Youssef Meite of Cote d'Ivoire was second in 10.01, with Britain's Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake third in 10.18.

Ameer Webb of the US was second with a time of 20.18, while Great Britain's Zharnel Hughes registered a time of 20.22 to finish third.



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