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PHOTOS: JII World Challenge showcase at National Stadium

Published:Tuesday | May 12, 2015 | 5:00 AM
Asafa Powell powering to victory in the men's 100m in a world-leading 9.84 seconds.
Jamaica's Elaine Thompson wins the women's 100 metres in a world-leading 10.97 seconds ahead of Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare, 11.05.
Sanya Richards-Ross (left) winning the women's 400-metre final in 49.95 seconds ahead of Francena McCorory (second right), who clocked 50.73.
Jamaica's Nickel Ashmeade wins the men's 200m in 20.27 seconds, while fourth-placed Julian Forte (20.39), also of Jamaica, leans at the finish. Jamaica's Rasheed Dwyer (20.28) was second, while Canada's Aron Brown (20.30) was third.
Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen competes in the women's triple jump. Ibarguen won with a leap of 14.87 metres.
Jasmin Stowers powering to victory in the women's 100-metre hurdles final in a world-leading 12.39 seconds.
Saudi Arabia's Yousef Al-Masral (44.59 seconds) winning the men's 400 metres ahead of Jamaica's Javon Francis (right), third in 44.90. The United States' LaShawn Merritt (out of photo) was second in 44.80.
Mexico's Juan Luis Barrios leading Andrew Acosta in the men's 3000 metres. Barrios, 7:59.92, won ahead of the United States' Acosta, 8:08.14.
The United States' Ajee Wilson (071) on her way to winning the women's 800 metres in 2:00.65. Molly Beckwith-Ludlow was second in 2:01.09.
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There were stunning performances on Saturday at the IAAF Jamaica International Invitational Meet in Kingston. Gleaner Photographer, Ricardo Makyn, captured some of the sights and scenes.