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Benjamin, Augustine fast in Texas
IMPRESSIVE 100: Kion Benjamin. - Eric Miller

Benjamin, Augustine fast in Texas

Go Back : Express : Kwame Laurence : 01.04.2023

Kion Benjamin struck gold in the men's 100 metres dash at the Clyde Hart Classic in Texas, USA, last weekend. The University of Minnesota junior stopped the clock at 10.13 seconds. The impressive run earned Benjamin sixth spot on the 2023 world performance list.

Devin Augustine was the class of the men's 200m field, the Minnesota sophomore securing gold in a personal best 20.49 seconds. Augustine is ninth on the 2023 global half-lap list. Benjamin was ninth overall in the Clyde Hart Classic 200 in 21.13. Minnesota junior Carlon Hosten clocked 21.49 for 22nd spot.

Minnesota sophomore Jaydon Antoine finished 17th overall in the men's 400m in 49.48 seconds. Hosten was 24th in 50.75. At the Masked Rider meet, also in Texas, New Mexico Junior College's Kelsey Daniel won the men's long jump with a 7.47 metres leap.