Poland’s Ewa Nikola Swoboda proved why she is the hoy pick over 60 meters having beaten Elaine Thompson-Herah at the Copernicus Cup in Torun on Tuesday.

Swoboda, a two-time European indoor championship medallist in the 60 metres, having won a gold medal in 2019 and a silver in 2017 finished in 7.03 seconds while the 5-time Olympic gold medallist ran 7.04 to finish second.

The 24-year-old Polish sprinter boast of the three fastest 60m times in the world this year.