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Commonwealth Games: No medal for Thompson but Jackson takes 200m silver

Thursday, April 12, 2018

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GOLD COAST, Australia — Jamaica's Olympic Champion Elaine Thompson failed to medal in the women's 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Austrailia, however, team mate Shericka Jackson managed to secure silver in the event with a personal best of 22.18s.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas took the gold medal with a time of 22.09s, while bronze went to England's Dina Asher-Smith (22.29), who pipped Thompson by 0.01s.

The other Jamaican in the race, Sashalee Forbes, was disqualified.

Jackson was presented with her silver medal by Jamaica's Usain Bolt.

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