Elaine Thompson won the bronze medal in the Women’s 60m after being defeated by Dafne Schippers and Barbara Pierre on Day 3 of the World Indoor Championship at the Oregon Convention Centre in Portland, Oregon USA.
Barbara Pierre won the event in 7.02, Dafne Schippers — 2nd — in 7.04 and Thompson finished third in 7.06.
In the Heats, Thomspon recorded a new personal best of 7.09 beating Britain’s Asha PHILIP 2nd — 7.18 — and Kelly-Ann BAPTISTE of Trinidad and Tobago third — 7.20 — to qualify for the semi-finals. She consequently defeated Dafne Schippers in the semi-final setting a new personal best with a time of 7.04 to Schippers’ 7.08. Watch her post-60m Final interview.