*Very Cool: There Will Be A "Run Off" For The Last UK Olympic 200 Spot With Between Louisiana State's Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake And Zharnel Hughes Both missed out on an auto spot at the GB Trials, but will have one more chance to punch their ticket to Rio.
Hughes now represents GB and wants to break the 20-second barrier as he ran 20.02 for 5th in the 200 final at Worlds last year.
*LRC Archives: Meet Zharnel Hughes: The 18 yr old breaking Yohan Blake’s and Usain Bolt’s HS records
The writer also talks about the recently released book, The Bolt Supremacy, which looks at and tries to explain the dominance of Jamaican sprinters.
Mutaz Essa Barshim suffered another defeatas Italy’s Marco Fassinotti got the surprise win.
It was no contest as Farah took the 3000 in a world-leading 7:34.66 while Weightman held off US’s Gabe Grunewald to get her first big international win.
Anguilla can't send athletes to the Olympics and is a GB overseas territory. Hughes: “When I was accepted by GB I said to myself that I had to come over and give the British people something great.”
*Hughes Is Excited To Compete In The Olympic Stadium This Weekend After Watching The 2012 Games At Home With His Family
Running in his first race since the NOP doping investigation became public, Mo Farah celebrated his win as if he'd won a World title while Nijel Amos won a big battle in the men's 800 but limped off the track injured.
Zharnel Hughes won the 200 in 20.42.
He let up in the last 40m. 20.55 wouldn't even make the final at USAs but is the fastest in GBR.
The 19-year old, who broke Bolt's Champs 100m record and nearly beat Bolt in NY in the 200 a few weeks ago, is from Anguilla which isn't recognized by the IOC.
*LRC Archives: Meet Zharnel Hughes: The 18 yr old has a shot a taking down Yohan Blake’s 10.21 and Usain Bolt's 20.25 'Champs' records
*LRC Zharnel Hughes Does It – Takes Down Yohan Blake’s Champs Record At 10.12!!!
*MB: Zharnel Hughes run 10.12 @ Jamaica HS Champs
Last weekend Bromell tied the WJR with 10.01 and Hughes ran 10.12 to win Jamaica's prestigious Boys and Girls Champs.
He can compete at Worlds and Commonwealth Games for Anguilla, but will need to choose a country with an Olympic committee for 2016. Right now he says that competing for the UK would be the "best choice".
*2nd article: Hughes could join UK LJ record holder Shara Proctor who is from Anguilla, but competes for the UK
*LRC Jamaican Champs: Zharnel Hughes Breaks Yohan Blake’s “Champs” 100m Record With 10.12
*LRC Meet Zharnel Hughes: The 18 yr old has a shot a taking down Yohan Blake’s 10.21 and Usain Bolt's 20.25 'Champs' records
Anguilla is a British territory and doesn't have it's own Olympic charter so Britian is his most likely country.
Hughes broke Yohan Blake's 100m MR last night with 10.12.