Aaron Brown, Canadian sprinter, runs sub-10 in 100m in Florida
Sets personal best with 9.96
Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown set a personal best in the 100 metres on Saturday, running a time of 9.96 seconds at the Star Athletics meet in Florida. His previous personal best was 10.05.
Brown, 24, ran the fastest time in the preliminaries, beating out Tyson Gay in his heat who ran a 9.97 behind the maximum allowable legal wind of 2.0 m/s. Brown and Gay were the only sprinters to run sub-10 seconds in the preliminaries.
Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown ran 9.96 today. Now it gets interesting people... <a href="https://twitter.com/KingsleySC">@KingsleySC</a> vs <a href="https://twitter.com/De6rasse">@De6rasse</a> at the trials. Ooweeeee! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RoadToRio?src=hash">#RoadToRio</a>—@ansonhenry
Brown ended up finishing second in the event, running a 10.01 in the final.
American Marvin Bracy ran a 9.94 in the final after running a 10.10 in the preliminaries, to win the event.