Once again the streets of Boston are on fire as track athletes compete in the 2019 Adidas Boost Boston Games. This year just like the previous year was an exciting event, with non stop action. Even though the weather conditions were not ideal, it didn’t deter athletes from showing up and showing out.
Shaunae Miller – Uibo from the Bahamas continued her dominance for the third straight year, blazing down the wet Boston street, all you could see was a streak of red from her fiery red hair to win the Women’s 150m in a time of 16.37 seconds, Finishing not to far behind her was Michelle – Lee AHYE from Trinidad and Tobago in a time of 16.60 seconds. Shaunae time is .16 seconds off her world record breaking time of 16.23 seconds, which was set last year at the same meet.
On the men’s side Noah Lyles of the United States won the men’s 150m in 14.69 seconds setting a meet record; Lyles broke his own record from last year, which was 14.77seconds.
In the women’s 200m hurdles Shamier Little broke her time of 25.90 from last year running a time of 25.88 during this years meet. Little looked exceptional from start to finish, this win comes three days after her 54.92 performance in the 400m hurdles in Oslo.
Sharika Nelvis won the 100m hurdles in 12.65, and not to far bed her was Christina Clemons with a time of 12.69.
Ajee Wilson US 800 record holder after wining last years 800m in 1:59.27 stepped down to the 600m meters to win the event in a time of 1:26.3.
One of the most impressive and exciting races of the was the men’s mile. Riding off the momentum of his win in Olso, Marcin Lewandowski out dipped Drew Hunter and Chris O’Hare to win the men’s mile in a time of 3:57.4.
This year’s meet was exciting from start to finish with outstanding performances in each event despite the not so track friendly weather. For results and more info on the meet you can find it here: http://results.adidasboostboston.com/2019/
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