Tyson Gay wins 100 in Zagreb, finishing in 9.92 seconds to beat rival Nesta CarterBy AP
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Tyson Gay win 100 in 9.92 in Zagreb
ZAGREB, Croatia — American Tyson Gay beat Jamaican rival Nesta Carter in the 100 meters in the Zagreb World Challenge on Wednesday, finishing in 9.92 seconds after the two briefly touched hands during the race.
“I expected a better time,” Gay said, admitting the collision was his fault. “I have to apologize to Nesta Carter.”
Carter, who shares the season best with Gay at 9.78, was second in 10.07.
In other events, American Dwight Phillips won the long jump at 25 feet, 9¼ inches, and countryman Nick Symmonds took the 800 in 1:45.37, well off the personal best of 1:43.76 he ran Sunday in Rieti.
Americans Justin Gaymon, Lolo Jones and Marshevet Myers also won. Gaymon took the 400 hurdles in 49.19, Jones won the women’s 100 hurdles in 12.87, and Myers topped the women’s 200 field in 22.94.
Jamaica’s Kaliese Spencer won the women’s 400 hurdles in 54.23, and compatriot Kenia Sinclair took the women’s 800 in 1:58.59.
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