Carmelita Jeter runs WL 200m time at Johnson/JJK Invitational

(Sporting Alert) — World 100 metres champion Carmelita Jeter won the women’s 200 Meter Dash Invitational at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational at Drake Stadium on Saturday.

The American Jeter clocked a world-leading time of 22.31 seconds to win the second section of the event. She defeated Jennba Turnbull, who ran 23.02 for second place in the heat.

The second fastest time on the day, however, went to Blessin Okagbare, who won the first heat in 22.81 seconds.

The men’s race went to American Rubin Williams, who ran 20.83secs.

Great Britain’s Martyn Rooney won the men’s 400m dash in 45.92 seconds. He was distance ahead of second placed Lionel Larry, who ran 47.39.

SELECTED RESULTS
Men 100 Meter Dash Invitational
Section 1 Wind: 2.8
1 Avery, Jerome USOC-CV 10.32
2 Williams, Rubin Heritage Eli 10.35
3 McClain, Remontay FR Azusa Pacifi 10.41
4 Claye, Will CVE 10.53

Women 200 Meter Dash Invitational
Section 1 Wind: 0.3
1 Okagbare, Blessin NIKI 22.81

Section 2 Wind: 1.5
1 Jeter, Carmelita Nike 22.31
2 Turnbull, Jennba Bobby Kersee All 23.02

Men 800 Meter Run Invitational
1 Soloman, Duane Unattached 1:45.83
2 Johnson, Brandon Unattached 1:47.54
3 Emmen, Thtloe Unattached 1:47.82
4 Sanchez, Filix Unattached 1:48.99
5 Walker, Shaquille SO BYU 1:49.84

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