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ATHLETICS: Kerron Stewart wins 100m in Berlin

Published:Monday | September 1, 2014 | 9:56 AM

Jamaica's Olympic silver medallist Kerron Stewart won the women’s 100-metre at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Berlin yesterday.



Stewart narrowly beat American Joanna Atkins into second in a tight finish.



Stewart, who has fond memories of Berlin with sprint relay gold at the 2009 World Championships, was timed at 11.25 while Atkins clocked 11.26.



American, Jessica Young got the better of Jamaican Schillonie Calvert in a photo finish for third place. Both athletes were credited with 11.32.



Richard Thompson of Trinidad and Tobago won the men's 100 metres in a modest time of 10.15 seconds.



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