Elaine Thompson has beaten Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in 100m Semi-final 1 on Day 2 of the Jamaica Olympic Trials/Jamaican Senior Championships on Friday — held June 30 – July at the National Stadium in Kingston.
Thompson, who has been on fire ?? all season, won the event comfortably in 10.85. Fraser-Pryce clocked in at 11.11
Veronica Campbell-Brown was beaten in Semi-final 2 by Simone Facey, who ran 11.04 to Campbell’s 11.11. Being first and second respectively, both athletes have automatically advanced to the final later tonight.
Christania Williams won Women’s 100m Semi Final 3 in 11.10 ahead of Kali Davis-White (11.26 secs) at Jamaica Olympic Trials.
The Jamaican Senior Championships is used to select the national team to represent and compete in the 2016 RIO Olympics between August 5 and 21 — unlike the IAAF World Championships, no wild cards are available.