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Jamaican middle-distance runner – Natoya Goule says she feels she can run a little more faster after coasting 52.22 at the UCF Knights Invitational in Florida on Saturday.

The 30-year-old Goule clocked 52.22 to win ahead of Latasha Smith [53.88] and Kyana Evans [54.25] and third.

It was Goule’s fastest quarter-mile since she ran 51.52 in El Paso, Texas in April 2011.

The Jamaican said she’s pleased with the time but feels there’s more in the tank.

“I felt great. That was my second fastest 400 that I ever ran and the fastest since college so I am very pleased.

“I think there is more in the tank and I have another 400 scheduled so I am looking forward to it and also see if I can better this time that I ran yesterday.

“I am working on both strength and speed. It is very important to have a balance for the 800m,” she explained.

“Actually, in previous years I also ran the 1500 and 400. The only difference now is that I am much stronger and my times have improved.”

Goule established herself in athletics already by the age of 12, when she ran at the ISSA Athletic Championships in Jamaica.

She accumulated 15 individual gold medals at the ISSA championships, and 12 individual at the CARIFTA Games.

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