Sprinter Kim Collins takes gold in Hungary

Last Updated: Jul 11, 2013, 18:10 PM IST

Budapest: Veteran St. Kitts and Nevis sprinter Kim Collins raced to a comfortable victory in the 100 metres at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial meet in Budapest, Hungary on Wednesday.

Collins clocked 9.99 seconds to finish ahead of Jamaicans Kemar Bailey Cole (10.07) and Jacques Harvey (10.18).

In an event dominated by Caribbean athletes, Trinidad and Tobago’s Richard Thompson got home in 10.26 seconds to cop fourth spot.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Kelly-Ann Baptiste snapped up silver in the women’s 100 metres dash.

Baptiste clocked 11.15 seconds to finish second to Carmelita Jeter of the United States.

Jeter got to the line in 11.07, while another American, Barbara Pierre finished third in 11.15.

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