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Benjamin bolts to gold
FAST RUN: Kion Benjamin

Benjamin bolts to gold

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Go Back : Express : Kwame Laurence : 13.04.2023

Kion Benjamin struck gold in the men's 100 metres dash at the Jim Click Shootout in Arizona, USA, last Saturday. The University of Minnesota student got to the line in 10.14 seconds.

Minnesota sophomore Devin Augustine finished second in the 100 in a personal best 10.18 seconds.

Akilah Lewis got to the line in 11.54 seconds for silver in the women's 100m. The Minnesota junior was first in her section and fourth overall in the 200 in 23.86.

Benjamin finished fifth in the men's 200m in 21.16 seconds. Minnesota sophomore Jaydon Antoine was tenth fastest in 21.41, with Minnesota junior Carlon Hosten 11th in 21.62. Antoine secured eighth spot in the long jump with a 6.96 metres leap.