Commonwealth Games: 100m sprint glory for Kemar Bailey-Cole and Blessing Okagbare
Published on Jul 29, 2014 7:43 AM
GLASGOW (REUTERS) - Kemar Bailey-Cole ensured Jamaica reigned supreme on the track again by winning the 100m gold medal in the Commonwealth Games on Monday.
Bailey-Cole, who trains with compatriot and world record holder Usain Bolt, made a slow start out of the blocks but his long stride helped him claw his way back into the main group at the midway point on a blustery evening at Hampden Park.
With 10m remaining, he got on the shoulder of England's Adam Gemili and powered past him to triumph in a time of 10.00 seconds.
Gemili took the silver in 10.10 seconds while Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade claimed the bronze in 10.12.
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