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Golden Spike: British star Reece Prescod beats ex-world champion Yohan Blake in 9.93 seconds at 100m

British sprinter Reece Prescod sees off former world champion Yohan Blake on the Golden Spike 100m in simply 9.93 SECONDS to place himself again on the elite-level map after being disqualified at Tokyo 2020

  • Reece Prescod crushed 100m area on the Golden Spike in Ostrava on Tuesday 
  • The Brit recorded a powerful time of 9.93 seconds to beat Yohan Blake 
  • It adopted a sluggish show on the Diamond League meet in Birmingham
  • Blake has endured a wilderness interval and was disqualified at Tokyo 2020 

British sprinter Reece Prescod delivered a superb run of 9.93sec to crush a powerful 100m area in Ostrava on Tuesday and reinstate himself as an element on the world stage.

Prescod had been in hazard of slipping off the elite-level map in the previous couple of seasons, however stormed by way of in the second half of the race on the Golden Spike in Ostrava, Czech Republic, to beat former world champion Yohan Blake into second place.

His time, all of the extra spectacular for being run in opposition to a 1.2m/s headwind, was a personal finest and put him tenth in the all-time European standings. 

British sprinter Reece Prescod the Golden Spike 100m in just 9.93 seconds

He beat former world champion Yohan Blake

British sprinter Reece Prescod beat Yohan Blake on the Golden Spike 100m in simply 9.93 seconds

Prescod put himself back on the map after wilderness period that saw him disqualified from the Tokyo 2020 semi-finals due to a false start

Prescod put himself again on the map after wilderness interval that noticed him disqualified from the Tokyo 2020 semi-finals attributable to a false begin 

It got here 10 days after he laboured to a ten.65sec end on the Diamond League meet in Birmingham and adopted a wilderness interval dominated by accidents, weight fluctuations and a disqualification in the Olympic semi-finals for a false begin.

Prescod, whose time would have equated to a 9.85sec in nonetheless situations, mentioned: ‘That is what I’m used to doing. 

‘I’ve been working so laborious the final two years attempting to return again, folks have been doubting me, however I put a great run in. Now I must hold this momentum. That meant loads.’

The British prodigy Max Burgin was third in the 800m in 1:44.54.

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