Elaine Thompson clips Schippers at Diamond League

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elaine-thompson-breaks-record.jpgDouble Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson and Asafa Powell were the Jamaican winners Tuesday in the IAAF Diamond League meet in Zurich.

Thompson turned in an outstanding run to win the women's 200 metres in a Diamond League record 21.85 seconds to turn back the challenge of her Dutch rival Dafne Schippers, who finished second in 21.86 seconds.

American Allyson Felix finished third in 22.02 seconds while Thompson's compatriots Simone Facey was fifth in 22.50 seconds and Veronica Campbell-Brown sixth in 22.51 seconds.