Shericka Jackson, the two-time 200m World Champion, won the 100m title of Diamond League in Eugene on Saturday, September 16, 2023. She beat the athlete from Côte d’Ivoire, Marie-Josee Ta Lou with a time of 10.70 seconds. On the other hand, the two-time Olympic 100m winner, Elaine Thompson-Herah finished with a time of 10.79. The 2023 World Champion Sha’Carri Richardson finished fourth.
Shericka Jackson is born on July 16, 1994, in St. Ann Parish, Jamaica, and has long been regarded as one of the most promising sprinters in the world. This success in the Diamond League is no a surprise to athletics lovers who have closely followed her journey. She had already proven her mettle at various international events, namely the Olympics and the World Championships. But before this final, Richardson won every time they’ve met in a 100m race this season. However, Jackson successfully defended her 200m World Championship title against Richardson a few weeks ago in Budapest.
As Shericka Jackson continues to dominate the track, her future looks incredibly bright. Her latest triumph in the Diamond League further solidifies her position as a sprinting powerhouse and inspires young athletes worldwide to pursue their dreams relentlessly.