MOSCOW, Russia – For the first time in 20 years - a string of nine straight world championships - The Bahamas will be returning from the biggest global biennial meet in the world without a medal. The 25-member team came up short in the medal chart of these 14th International Association of Athletic Federations’ (IAAF) World Championships here in Moscow, Russia, but team manager Ralph...
Fourth best in the world in the women's 200 metres.
That's the result for Shaunae Miller as she crossed the finish line Friday night in her debut in a senior global final at the 14th IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki Grand Sports Complex. Continue reading “Shaunae Finishes Fourth In 200 Meter Dash Finals” »...
Teenage sensations Anthonique Strachan and Shaunae Miller posted two of the top five times to advance into today's semifinal of the women's 200 metres at the 14th IAAF World Championships.
Unfortunately, Nivea Smith's bid to join them later today as Team Bahamas resumed competition after a day off on Wednesday, was thwarted as her performance was just shy of the 24 marks that got...
Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown and Sheniqua ‘Q’ Ferguson found themselves in the same position, gave it their best, but unfortunately neither of them advanced to the final of their respective events at the 14th IAAF World Championships today.
On day three of the nine days of competition at the Luzhniki Grand Sports Complex, Ferguson got left in the blocks in the women’s 100 metres , and by the time she powered her way through the straightaway, the race was over. She ended up sixth with 11.35.
It was a 1-2 sweep for the Jamaicans as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clocked 10.87 to hold Kerron Stewart, Ferguson’s training partner, who trailed in 10.97 for the fastest and fourth qualifying times for the final later and pegged at number 16 on the performance chart.
Immediately after her exit, Brown had to run out of lane eight in the second of two three heats in the men’s 400 metres, finishing third in a season’s best of 45.18 seconds, but it wasn’t enough to get him into the final.
The savvy veteran was placed 10th overall on the chart that saw all eight qualifiers dip under the 45-second barrier.
American LaShawn Merritt won the heat in 44.60 and one half of the Belgium twin brothers, Jonathan Borlee took second in 44.85.
The eighth and final qualifier for the final later today was Anderson Henriques of Brazil, who ran 44.95.
As day four unfolds on Tuesday, high jumpers Donald Thomas and Ryan Ingraham will contest their spots for a spot in Thursday’s final of the men’s high jump.
Also, Jeffery Gibson will compete in the semifinal of the men’s 400m hurdles in his bid to get into Thursday’s final.