Wariner, Spearman win sprint events at TCU Invitational

TEXAS (Sporting Alert) — Jeremy Wariner won the men’s 200 metres dash at the TCU Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas this weekend.

American former World and Olympic champion, still early in his preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games, ran 20.66 seconds (+2.6) to win the half-lap event. Wariner’s NIKE 4x400m relay did not finish.

Wariner won the gold medal over the 400m at the 28th Olympic Games in Athens, Greece 2004. He returned the following year in Helsinki, Finland to crown himself world champion.

The former Baylor star also won gold at the World Championships in one lap event in Osaka, a track in which he set his personal best of 43.45.

Also winning in the sprints this weekend was 200m specialist Wallace Spearman, who ran 10.06 secs (2.8) to win the section final men’s 100m.

Baylor, with Everett Walker in its line-up won the 4x100m with a time of 39.74secs.

St. Kitts and Nevis Tameka Williams won the women’s 100m in 11.23 (3.5). Chalonda Goodman of Texas ran impressive 23.26 seconds (1.2) to win the 200m event.

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