Monday, June 5, 2017
Shaunae Miller-Uibo Makes History With 200m Straight World Record
By BRENT STUBBS
Senior Sports Reporter
Shaunae Miller-Uibo is the first Bahamian to hold an individual world record in an athletic event after she stormed to victory in the straight 200m at the Adidas Boost Boston Games on Sunday.
Before the race, Miller-Uibo was the holder of the Bahamas women’s 200 metre and indoor 300m national records, while sharing the world's fastest time in the mixed gender 4 x 400 relay with Steven Gardiner, Anthonique Strachan and Michael Mathieu.
But in Sunday's competition, which took place on an elevated straight track constructed between Boston Common and the Public Gardens, Miller-Uibo sped down Charles Street in to make history.
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