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American Bednarek Buried DeGrasse As Gatlin Back To Form But Oduduru Faltered

The World Champion Justin Gatlin was back to form in a very impressive display today at Florida when he ran 10.02 to come second to flying Trayvon Bromell 9.87 (2.5).

But inform Kenny Bednarek that was beaten by Gatlin in 100, came out explosive in 200 to totally buried Andre DeGrasse with quick 19.80 to DeGrasse 20.31.

The Nigerian 200 record holder, Divine Oduduru was not in the best frame of mind as he faltered through out to finish in 20.62 in third place of heat 2.

Full Results: Montverde -FL- (United States), 10.8.2020

Men

100m h1 (2.5) 1 Trayvon Bromell 9.87 (9.99 (1.6) 1q2); 2 Justin Gatlin 10.02 (10.09 (1.6) 2q2); 3 Kenny Bednarek 10.02 (10.09 (1.8) 2q1); 4 Kyree King 10.08 (10.04 (1.8) 1q1); h2 (2.0) 1 Aaron Brown (can) 10.15; 2 Jeff Demps 10.16; 3 Maurice Eaddy 10.18; h3 (1.2) 1 Keston Bledman (tto) 10.30; 2 Kendall Williams 10.32; in prelims: Alonso Edward (pan) 10.33 (1.6) 1q3

200m h1 (1.0) 1 Kenny Bednarek 19.80; 2 Andre De Grasse (can) 20.31; 3 Kyree King 20.54; 4 Michael Cherry 20.72; h2 (1.2) 1 Aaron Brown (can) 20.24; 2 Alonso Edward (pan) 20.45; 3 Divine Oduduru (ngr) 20.62; 4 Matthew Hudson-Smith (gbr) 20.64

Women

100m (2.1) 1 Sha’Carri Richardson 10.83 (10.95 (1.1) 1q1); 2 Kourtney Johnson 11.15 (11.25 (1.1) 2q1); 3 Kimberly Williams 11.85

200m (1.3) 1 Sha’Carri Richardson 22.00; 2 Shakima Wimbley 22.88; 3 Kourtney Johnson 23.01; 4 Carline Muir (can) 24.16

400m 1 Kaylin Whitney 52.66; 2 Carline Muir (can) 53.45

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