USA’s Tori Bowies takes Slver, fellow Jamaican Fr-Pryce the Bronze.
Congratulations to Manchester, Jamaica sprinter Elaine Thompson taking Gold in the women’s 100 metres tonight in Rio. Ms.Thompson was a favorite contender on this page after her 10.70 secs for the Jamaica Olympics trials recently. Just today on TeamJamaica’s Instagram I expressed to the mainly Jamaican audience that with a 21.66 secs behind Dafne Schippers last year in the 200 metres, Elaine Thompson a strong double Gold medalist in 2016 Rio. The ever so competiitive Tori Bowie edged out former 100 metres Champion Fraser-Pryce for the Silver medal. Florence Griffith-Joyner’s records still stand.However, 2 Jamaicans from the same track club will be on the medals podium. Up next the Men’s 100 metres .Stay tuned.
3 Jamaicans,2 Americans ,1 Trini, I DutchWoman ,1 Cote D’Ivorian Women 100 Metres Final Qualifiers The stage is set for a ‘hold all mutuals’ dead-heat Women’s 100 metres Final in Rio 2018 Olympics. These 8 women are making a statement … Continue reading →
3 Jamaican Women advance to Semi-Finals. Results: 8 Heats Women 100 metres courtesy IAAF Mi gente it’s that time. The Track and Field segment of the Rio 2016 Olympics. Be advised there is scant online video footage to share due … Continue reading →
USA’s Simone Manuel and Canada’s Penny Oleksiak tie 100 m Gold. History in Swimming and Gymnastics for US Well my wonderful Olympics commentary got upended by my personal local Los Angeles demands and obligations, as suddenly the opening ceremony and … Continue reading →
‘Suddenly it occurs to me that on that given day with all the top sprinters going for one Gold, someone might do something crazy like break Flo-Jo’s 28 year old World record of 21.34 seconds.’ Él Tigré June 10,2016 … Continue reading →