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Thompson-Herah wins Commonwealth 100m as Titmus stars in pool

Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah won the 100m at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

BIRMINGHAM: Olympic 100m champion Elaine Thompson-Herah cruised to Commonwealth gold on Wednesday as Australia’s Ariarne Titmus completed a stunning individual freestyle treble on the last night of swimming action.

Elsewhere on the second day of track and field action in Birmingham, England’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson claimed her first heptathlon title for three years as she retained her crown.

Jamaica’s Thompson-Herah finished a disappointing third behind compatriots Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson in the 100m at last month’s world championships in Eugene, Oregon.

But she was the only one of three in the field at the Alexander Stadium and…

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