Lyles vs Hughes vs Blake in Racers Grand Prix

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Lyles vs Hughes vs Blake
KINGSTON (JAM): Meet director of Racers Grand Prix Glen Mills has said he is not looking for Diamond League status for the event, informs the Jamaica Gleaner. "What we want to do is provide a platform that we can showcase the high level of athletics that we have developed here in Jamaica, and we are a country with a huge appreciation for track and field," he said. "We have put together some very competitive races, and if the conditions are right, we could see a lot of world-leading times," Mills said. "For example, the men's 100 should be great because we have Noah Lyles, who has run 19.69, and if you have run that fast, then your 100m should be really good." He will face Zharnel Hughes who is concetrating on 100 m this year and also 2011 World champion Yohan Blake. In the women's 100m, super talent Briana Williams will test herself against the big girls as she gets ready for the World Under-20 Championship in July. Williams, who is ranked in the world in the Under-20 category, will line-up against World champion Tori Bowie, Commonwealth Games silver and bronze medallists Christania Williams, and Gayon Evans. Olympic Champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shericka Jackson should keep fans on their toes in the women's 200m as Jackson looks to turn the tide on Miller-Uibo, who claimed the title at the Commonwealth Game

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