Swiss sprinter – Mujinga Kambundji wrote her name in gold having ran the fastest time in the last century to win gold in the women’s 60m race at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade on Friday, March 18.

Running in lane 8, the Swiss sprint queen [Kambundji] crossed the finished line in 6.96 seconds, becoming the joint fourth-fastest woman of all time over the distance.

Mikaiah Brisco who took an early lead finished second in a Personal Best of 6.99 seconds, while Marybeth Sant-Price settled for bronze in 7.04 seconds.

Banterifically, Ewa Swoboda, who had qualified with joint-fastest from the semi-finals alongside Sant-Price in 7.03 came fourth in 7.04 seconds, the same time awarded to Briana Williams and Shericka Jackson in fifth and sixth respectively.

Below is the all-time fastest women [60m] list:

1. Irina Privalona [Russia] 6.92 seconds

2. Gail Devers [USA] – 6.95 seconds

3. Marion Jones [USA] – 6.95 seconds

4. Merlene Ottey [Jamaica] – 6.96 seconds

4. Katerina Thanou [Greece] – 6.96 seconds

4. Mujinga Kambundji [Switzerland] – 6.96 seconds

By James K. Attaglo Wilson