Powell eases to 200m victory at Michael Johnson Invitational

Waco (Texas), April 25 (IANS) Sprinter Asafa Powell blew away the field to win the 200 metre race during the Michael Johnson Invitational at Clyde Hart Track and Field stadium.

The Olympic 4×100 relay gold medallist clocked 20.51 seconds to secure the win on Sunday after launching his outdoor campaign with victory in a 400m run last month, reports CMC.

The Jamaican sprinter, preparing for the Olympics in Brazil this summer, beat Diondre Batson who was second in 20.55

World Indoor 60m champion Trayvon Bromell of America took top spot in the men’s 100m clocking 10.04 seconds after opting out of the 200m.

–IANS

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