Williams, Campbell-Brown claim wins in Beijing

BEIJING, China,  CMC – Reigning World champion Danielle Williams of Jamaica and compatriot Veronica Campbell-Brown and Danielle Williams both stormed to victories at the IAAF World Challenge Meet here Wednesday.

Jamaican Danielle Williams
Jamaican Danielle Williams

Campbell-Brown, the former World and Olympic champion, clocked 22.29 seconds to win the women’s 200 metres with fellow Jamaican Simone Facey finishing second in 22.63.

American Tiffany Townsend was third in 23.06 while the US Virgin Islands’ LaVerne Jones-Ferrette trailed in eighth in 23.68.

Williams, meanwhile, found her success in the women’s sprint hurdles when she carved out a time of 12.80 seconds to beat American Christina Manning into second in 12.91.

Tiffany McReynolds crossed the line third in 12.97 while another Jamaican, Shermaine Williams, was fifth in 13.41.

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