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Watch: Briana Williams breaks National Junior 100m Record with 10.98s in Florida

Briana Williams breaks National Junior 100m Record with 10.98s in Florida

Briana Williams, the 100m and 200m World Under-20 champion, has set a new National Junior Record and personal time to win the 100m at the American Track League Duval County Challenge at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville on Monday

19-year-old Williams clocked 10.98 seconds (1.0m/s) a day after setting a record-breaking 11.01 seconds at the JAC Summer Open at the same track on Sunday. Williams’ time is the fourth-best time in the Under-20 age group and is also tied with Kemba Nelson as the fourth faster Jamaican woman so far this year.

Mikiah Brisco finished second in 11.09 with Dezerea Bryant finishing third in 11.14.

In the women’s 100m hurdles

Jamaican Brittany Anderson won the 100m hurdles with a time of 12.59 seconds (0.7m/s), just shy of the personal best 12.58 seconds (1.2m/s). Former World Champion Danielle Williams was third in a season’s best in 12.65 seconds.