Goodwin 845 WL
BAIE MAHAULT (FRA, May 14): World leading long jump 845 (+0.8) by Marquise Goodwin (also a PB) highlighted the Meeting Region Guadeloupe in Caribbean area. Second Mike Hartfield 834 (+0.3) PB and third World indoor champion Marquise Dendy 819 (+0.7) over Jarvis Gotch 807 (+0.7). Asafa Powell, who won the men’s 200m last week in Kingston dominated the 100 m with 10.04 (+0.3) new meet record. Second Diondre Batson of USA 10.15 and third Canadian World Championships bronze medallist Andre De Grasse, 10.20. World leader Kirani James continued his promising start to the 2016 campaign, after he ran away with the men’s 400m event with an impressive 44.15. The Grenadian Olympic champion beat compatriot Bralon Taplin, 44.54 and Javon Francis of Jamaica, who ran a season’s best time of 44.77. In the half-lap event, World leader LaShawn Merritt stopped the clock at 20.15 (-0.2) to win. Behind him BeeJay Lee 20.31 and De Grasse 20.46. Kaliese Spencer of Jamaica topped the women’s 400m hurdles in 55.34, while USA’s Jordin Andrade ran 49.52 to defeat a pair of Jamaicans – Roxroy Cato (49.98) and Leford Green (49.98) in the men’s hurdles. Kristi Castlin took the women’s 100m hurdles in a new meet record of 12.69 (+0.1), as she led an American top three sweep. Sharika Nelvis ran 12.76 for second and Queen Harrison finished third with the same time. On the men’s side, Ronnie Ash of USA came out on top in the 110m hurdles, after running 13.33 (+0.1). He defeated Aleec Harris, also of USA, 13.43. In the women’s 100m, Americans English Gardner 11.04 (meet record, -0.3) ahead of Alexandria Anderson 11.28. Francena McCorory of USA won the women’s 400m in 50.73. US Kenyattia Hackworth leaped to 661 to win women long jump. Bahamian Donald Thomas, the 2007 world champion, cleared 231 to beat fellow team-mate Trevor Barry (225) in the men’s high jump. Felisha Johnson of USA won the shot put 18.34. With the help from Trackalerts.