Olympic sprinter Shericka Jackson placed third in the Women’s 6Om at the ‘Meeting de Paris’ Indoor meet in France on Sunday.
In first place, Mujinga Kambundji of Switzerland set a meet record of 7.06 seconds, then Lotta Kemppinen of Findland placed second with a season’s best of 7.17 seconds while Jackson came in third place in 7.18 seconds.
Jamaican Olympic athlete Shashalee Forbes also placed fifth place with a time of 7.26 seconds.
For this season, Jackson is the third-fastest Jamaican with a season-best of 7.12 seconds. Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah is in first place with a time of 7.04s and Briana Williams in second place with a time of 7.09s.
The World Athletics Indoor Championships will take place in Belgrade, Serbia from March 18-20 and the national team will be announced this week by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association.