Kevona Davis, the 15-year-old rising star, won the 100m bronze medal for Jamaica after suffering a hamstring injury at the IAAF World Under 18 Championships Nairobi 2017 at the Kasarani Stadium.
Davis, the big favourite, finished third in 11.67 — 0.05 behind the top two. Mizgin Ay of Turkey won the gold medal with a time of 11.62. Magdalena Stefanowicz took the silver with the exact same time as the winner.
Semifinal on Day 2
Kevona Davis got left in the blocks, but never mind, she won it easily in 11.45 second, Mizgin Ay of Turkey came in second in a time of 11.57. Tami Scancar of Slovenia also qualified.
100m Heats on Day 1
Kevona Davis of Jamaica cruised to victory in the fourth and final heat of the girls’ 100m in 11.88 (-0.4m/s). Second place in the heat was China’s Luying Gong in 12.03 with Sade Amore de Sousa of Namibia third in 12.12.