VIDEO: Sada Williams third in Cayman Islands
GEORGE TOWN – After a break from top-flight competition, Sada Williams returned to the track to place third at the 5th Cayman Invitational on Saturday.
She moved among the leaders by the 150 metre mark and finished third in 52.18 seconds, again under Olympic qualifying time. American Phyllis Francis won in 50.71 and Libania Grenot of Italy was second in 52.09.
Williams was one of three Barbadians who competed in the meet where multiple Olympic and World champion Usain Bolt won the 100 metres.
Anthonio Mascoll was second in the men’s 800 metres in 1 minute 48.43 seconds, behind American Harris Abda (1:47.78) and ahead of Jamaican Jo Wayne Hibbert (1:49.02).
Jade Bailey finished seventh (11.62) and fourth (23.35), respectively in the women’s 100 metres where American Jenna Prandini did the double in 11.16 and 22.63 seconds.
Sada Williams’ 400M race
Bolt won the 100 metres in 10.05 seconds and training partner Miguel Francis of Antigua and Barbuda won the 200 metres in 20.16.
Anthonio Mascoll 800M
In other events, Jamaica’s Ristananna Tracey took the women’s 400m hurdles in 55.97 and Machel Cedenio of Trinidad and Tobago won the men’s 400m in 45.10. First place in the sprint hurdles went to Americans Kendra Harrison (12.42) and Spencer Adams (13.48), while compatriot Mikese Morse had a winning leap of 7.65 metres in the long jump. Grenada’s Kurt Felix was second with 7.43 metres. (SAT)