BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - ST. KITTS AND NEVIS’ sprinter Antoine Adams has done the Federation proud with a fourth place finish in the 100m at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Scotland.
Adams clocked a 10.16-second time in a race that was won by Kemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica in a time of 10 seconds. In second place was Adam Gemili of England who finished in a time of 10.10 seconds and on his heels was Nikel Ashmeade of Jamaica who completed the race in 10.12 seconds.
Earlier in the day, Adams was one of five SKN athletes to participate in the 100m Semi-Finals.
Adams ran in the third of the three Semi-Final races and finished second with 10.18 seconds, ahead of one of the race-favourites Richard Thompson of Trinidad and Tobago (10.19) who missed a chance at reaching the finals.
Winning that race was Jamaica’s Bailey-Cole.
The other Federation’s Semi-Finalist in the men were Jason Rogers and Brijesh Lawrence who finished fifth and eight respectively in their Semis.
On the distaff side both Marecia Pemberton and Meritzer Williams were eliminated at the Semi Final stage, both finishing fourth in their respective races.