Sprinter Omar McLeod runs leading 7.53 in Kentucky

Sunday, January 14, 2018, 1:07 AM GMT-5

[Sharingbuttons]Jamaican Gold medal sprinter Omar McLeod ran 7.53 seconds to win the Kentucky Invitational men’s 60-metre hurdles today in Kentucky, USA. Omar Mcleod representing NIKE at the track meet. Recently 110m Olympic Champion, Omar McLeod, has made history as the first Jamaican to win gold in the Men’s 110m hurdles at the World Championships.

McLeod is also the first Jamaican to hold both the 110m Hurdles World and Olympic title simultaneously. He clocked 13.04 to beat the world record holder Aries MERRITT and the Olympic silver medallist Orlando ORTEGA.

He is the second man in HISTORY to win the 110m Olympic and World GOLD back to back. American Allen Johnson was the first to do so in 1997, an Olympic champion who followed up with a world title in the following season.

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