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Gay, Jeter win 100s

Associated Press

DAEGU, South Korea – American sprinter Tyson Gay won the 100 meters, edging Jamaican Asafa Powell at the Daegu Pre-Championships Meet.

Gay finished in 9.94 seconds on Friday, while Powell was second in 10.00 at Daegu Stadium.

On Sunday, Gay clocked 9.69 – equaling the second-fastest time for a 100 – at Shanghai.

In the women’s race, Carmelita Jeter of the United States won in 10.83.

In the men’s 200, Wallace Spearmon of the United States won in 20.29. Jeffrey Lawal Balogun of Britain placed second in 20.98, and Kim Collins of Saint Kitts-Nevis was third in 21.19.

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