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Jereem strikes Prefontaine silver

Kwame Laurence :: Trinidad Express :: 27.05.2018

Jereem "The Dream" Richards struck silver in the men's 200 metres at the Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League meet, in Oregon, USA, yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago sprinter clocked 20.05 seconds to finish behind Noah Lyles, the American sensation winning in a personal best 19.69. Canadian Aaron Brown was third in 20.07.

At the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 East Preliminary meet, in Florida on Friday, T&T's Dwight St Hillaire scorched the track in a personal best 44.55 seconds to lead all qualifiers into the semifinal round of the men's 400m. The semis and final will be staged at the June 6-9 NCAA Championships in Oregon.

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Jereem strikes Prefontaine silver
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REMARKABLY CONSISTENT: In this flashback photo, Trinidad and Tobago's Jereem Richards poses with his gold medal on April 13, one day after winning the men's 200m final at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia. -Photo: AFP

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