Abby Steiner, photo by University of Kentucky Athletics
Big 100 meters by Abby Steiner with her 10.92 WL at the Joe May Invitational. In the Men’s 200m, Christian Coleman, ran 20.25 over the furlong. Both are quick times in early April for the 2022 season. Abby Steiner is fascinating to watch, and her speed is serious. Christian Coleman gets in a good 200m in early April. The piece below is from EME News, our partner on global sports.
Christian Coleman, 2022 USATF Indoor, photo by Kevin Morris / @kevmofoto
Steiner 10.92 WL, Coleman 20.25
BATON ROUGE (USA, Apr 9): NCAA indoor champion Abby Steiner showed top shape at Joe May Invitational. In the 100 m, she improved to 10.92 WL (+0.5). Number five in collegiate history in USA. Behind her Nigerian Favour Ofili, 11.00 PB followed by Mikiah Brisco 11.04 and Aleia Hobbs at 11.08. Steiner also won the 200 m in outdoor PB 22.38 against -5.6 wind. She helped Kentucky to fast 42.46 in the 4×100 m ahead of LSU 42.69. World champion at 100 m, Christian Coleman won the 200 m in 20.25 (-0.9). It was his first race at the distance since July 2019. Behind him Dorian Camel improved to 20.31 and third 400 m runner Vernon Norwood 20.44. First sub 45 of his career by Tyler Johnson with 44.95. U20 sprinter Brume Okeoghene from Nigeria won the 100 m in 10.22 (+1.4). Masai Russell improved in the 100 m hurdles to 12.75 (+0.7). Tiger Olympians went 3:01.99 in the men 4×400 m, Andrew Liskowitz won shot 20.19 and Julian Collins long jump with 805 PB (+0.4).