Omar McLeod wins the men’s 110m hurdles in Italy

Omar McLeod wins the men's 110m hurdles in Italy
Omar McLeod wins the men's 110m hurdles in Italy

The 110m hurdles men’s that was organised at Diamond League Meeting in Florence, Wanda Diamond League Golden Gala in Rome, Italy has won by the Jamaica’s Omar McLeod and produced a meet record and world-leading time of 13.01 seconds.

The champion of the 2016 Olympics was running his fastest time since 2019. Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn was equally impressive in winning the women’s sprint hurdles event in meet record 12.38, the second-fastest time in the world

McLeod indicated his plan to successfully protect his Olympic title with a world-leading time of 13.01 seconds, which matched Allen Johnson’s meet record established in 1999.

Pleased, McLeod afterwards said that feels good to be winning again. He was having fun again.

McLeod said that the day was a perfect race. He put his all skills together to win this technically sound race. He did not hit a hurdle. The weather was a bit shaky, but they had to put up with that.

McLeod said that the time was close enough to 13 seconds, and he would get under 13 seconds when the time is right. Then he said that he had two solid races back to back, and He has been getting better with every race. It was good to get opportunities to race again.

Great Britain’s Andrew Pozzi finished the race second in 13.25s, while France’s Wilhem Belocian clocked 13.31s for third.

Meanwhile, the sole other Jamaican participating in the meet, Megan Tapper, placed fourth within the women’s 100m hurdles. She had a time of 12.94s within the race won by Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn in 12.38s. The second was Devynne Charlton of the Bahamas, with a time of 12.80s and a third-place visited Elvira Herman of Belarus (12.85s).

McLeod may be a Jamaican professional hurdler and sprinter. he’s the present 110 m hurdles Olympic and former World champion. He was NCAA indoor champion within the 60 m hurdles in 2014 and 2015 and outdoor champion within the 110 m hurdles in 2015