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Alfred Takes Silver

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Women’s 100m Finals ended on Wednesday (3 August) 2022 with Saint Lucia’s Julien Alfred taking home the silver medal, sending the island into a frenzy.

Alfred, who bested her opponents in the heat and semi-finals finished six seconds behind Jamaica’s five-time Olympic gold medalist, Elaine Thompson-Herah time of 10.95s.

Prior to her medal-winning race, the 21-year-old sprinter admitted feeling confident going into the finals. “I feel good. I just have some more stuff to work on, but we’ll get it. I’m taking one race at a time, and, hopefully, be better at every round.” “Alfred said.

Prime Minister, Hon. Phillip J. Pierre and Opposition Leader Hon. Allen Chastanet joined in the chorus of congratulations after Alfred’s run of 11.01 seconds.

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