Miller, Gibson win gold at the Jamaica Invitational

Bahamian national record holders Shaunae Miller and Jeffrey Gibson came up big against a star-studded field in Kingston, Jamaica on Saturday at the 2016 Jamaica International Invitational.

Miller captured the gold in the women’s 200 meter (m) dash for a second consecutive year in a wind-aided time of 22.14 seconds, while Gibson cruised to a win in the men’s 400m hurdles in 48.96 seconds.

Also representing the Bahamas on the track at the invitational was Olympic relay gold medalist Ramon Miller, who finished seventh in the men’s 200m in 21.07 seconds.

Over on the field, Jamal Wilson and Trevor Barry finished second and third respectively in the men’s high jump with leaps of 2.23m, and national record holder Bianca “BB” Stuart was fourth in the women’s long jump with a leap of 6.24m.