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Hyde finishes second behind Downing in men's 400m Hurdles at Racers Grand Prix #OneLastBolt

Published:Saturday | June 10, 2017 | 6:13 PM
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Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer

World Junior champion Jaheel Hyde turned a good performance to finish second in the men’s 400m hurdles at the Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium at short while ago.

Hyde, who ran a personal best 48.52 at the Jamaica International Invitational on May 20 also at the National Stadium, finished second in 48.82. The race was won by Quincy Downing of the US in 48.13. Jonny Dutch of the US was third in 49.00 while fourth went to Jamaica’s Roxroy Cato in 49.43.  

"I am pleased with my performances so far this season as I am running much better than last year, as I am consistently running 48 seconds, compared to last year." "I am healthy and I am looking forward to trials as I think I am on the right path", Hyde said.

Meanwhile, national champion Ristananna Tracey finished third in the women’s 400m hurdles in 54.61.

The event was won by Shamier Little of US in 54.21 while second went to Dalilah Muhammed of the US in 54.59.

Jamaica’s Nikita Tracey was fifth 55.32.