Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah sets Commonwealth record while winning gold in the 200m

Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah has set a commonwealth games record by winning gold in the women’s 200m on day nine of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The win means that she completes the 100/200m double at the Games, having won the 100m in a time of 10.95 seconds on Wednesday. 

Her 200m win came at a time of 22.02s, which was 0.6 ahead of Nigeria’s Favour Ofili, who came 2nd in 22.51s, whilst Christine Mboma of Namibia managed to take Bronze in 22.80s.

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