Jamaican Kerron Stewart wins 100m at Auburn Classic in 11.18

Kerron Stewart of jamaica

Auburn, AL (Sporting Alert) — Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart won the women’s 100m dash at the 2012 Auburn Tiger Track Classic held at the Hutsell-Rosen Track on Saturday.

Stewart, the reigning Olympic silver medallist from Beijing, China in 2008, clocked a quick time of 11.18 (0.8) seconds on her way to winning the first heat in the timed finals event.

Finishing second was Chastity Riggien, who ran 11.34secs, while Auburn’s sophomore V’Alonee Robinson was third in 11.63.

Keenan Brock of Auburn won the men’s race in a time of 10.24 (1.2), beating Trinidad and Tobago’s Marc Burns, who ran 10.35.

In third was Jamal Rolle and he clocked a time of 10.38.

American Manteo Mitchell won the men’s 400m dash in 45.25 over Akino Ming of Jamaica and Johnson C. Smith, who ran 45.81 and the Bahamas’ Arvad Moncur, who ran 45.86.

Selected Results

Women 100 Meter Dash
Finals
1 Stewart, Kerron Nike 11.18
2 Riggien, Chastity Unattached 11.34
3 Robinson, V’Alonee SO Auburn 11.63

Men 100 Meter Dash
Finals
1 Brock, Keenan SO Auburn 10.24 1.2 1
2 Burns, Mark Adidas 10.35 1.2 1
3 Rolle, Jamal Unattached 10.38 1.2 1

Men 400 Meter Dash
Finals
1 Mitchell, Manteo Unattached 45.25
2 Ming, Akino JR Johnson C. Smith 45.81
3 Moncur, Arvad Doyle TC 45.86

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