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Jamaica wins Gold and Bronze in girls' 400m at World Under-20 Championships, first two medals

Published:Thursday | July 21, 2016 | 7:22 PM
Tiffany James won the Jamaica's first gold medal at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz today. – Collin Reid photos courtesy of Supreme Ventures Limited and Courts Jamaica Limited

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer

Tiffany James won Jamaica's first gold medal at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz today.

James ran a world junior leading 51.32 seconds to win the girls' 400m event.

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Jamaica secured the a second medal with Junelle Bromfield taking the bronze in the 52.05 seconds.

American Lynna Irby took home the silver in a personal best time of 51.39 seconds.