Zharnel Hughes: Briton units world main 100m time and PB of 9.91secs in Jamaica
Britain’s Zharnel Hughes ran 9.91 seconds – the quickest 100m time on the planet this yr – as he went beneath 10 seconds for the primary time in Jamaica.
The 22-year-old didn’t begin in addition to residence sprinter Yohan Blake however overtook his rival to storm to victory.
American Noah Lyles was second with a private better of 9.93 and Blake third in 10.00.
Hughes ran 9.99 in successful the Boston Video games 100m however the time didn’t rely as he was aided by a 2.4m/sec tailwind.
“Tonight was wonderful,” said Hughes on social media after the race in Kingston.
He strikes to equal second on the British all time listing behind 1992 Olympic champion Linford Christie (9.87), with the identical time as James Dasaolu.