Thompson-Herah and Kiplimo grab double golds in Games

Thompson-Herah and Kiplimo grab double golds in Games

7 days ago

Elaine Thompson-Herah poses after winning her second gold in the 200 meters event yesterday. (AP pic)BIRMINGHAM: Jamaican sprint queen Elaine Thompson-Herah romped to victory in the 200 metres and Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo held on to win the men’s 5,000m to complete contrasting Commonwealth Games golden doubles at Alexander Stadium on Saturday. After breezing to gold in the 100m on Wednesday, Thompson-Herah made it look easy again coasting home in a Games record time of 22.02 seconds ahead of Nigeria’s Favour Ofili and Namibia’s Christine Mboma.

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