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Lerone Clarke records PB at indoor meet

Published:Friday | February 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM



Jamaica's Lerone Clarke clocked a personal best 6.62 seconds for the runner-up spot in the men's 60 metres at the International PSD Bank Indoor Meet 2010 in Dusseldorf on Wednesday.

The event was won by American Mark Jelks in a new 2010 world best time of 6.56 seconds. Dutch Antilles' Churandy Martina was fifth with a national record of 6.65.

US Virgin Islands' sprint ace, Laverne Jones-Ferrette, fired another early warning in the indoor campaign when she defeated the highly regarded Carmelita Jeter in the 60 metres.

Fresh from her world-leading 7.09 seconds performance in Karlsruhe at the weekend, Jones-Ferrette laid down another eye-popping mark that equalled the year's best time as she outpaced American World Championship 100-metre bronze medallist Jeter, who finished in 7.13.