Former world 100m record holder [Asafa Powell] returned to winning ways on Saturday by taking the men’s 60m at the 42nd edition of the Milo Western Relays at GC Foster College at Angels, St Catherine on Saturday.
The 37-year-old Powell of MVP Track Club clocked 6.73 seconds to beat Sprintec Lions’ Andrew Fisher in a close finish in section one of the three-section race. Fisher was also credited with the same time as Powell.
Powell was one of the most dominant sprinters of his era, consistently breaking the 10-second barrier and twice setting the world 100m record in 2005 and 2008. The second time he did it with a blazing 9.74 seconds.
Powell also won a gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the Rio Olympics and competed in three Summer Games.