ATHLETICS-DIAMOND-Miller-Uibo beats Olympic champ Thompson to win half-lap (includes quotes).


Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo won her second 200 metres in four days when she produced a sterling performance against a quality field to clinch victory at the Monaco Grand Prix here Friday.

The 25-year-old clocked a season-best 22.09 seconds to easily dismiss a challenge from Olympic champion, Jamaican Elaine Thompson, and take the line impressively.

Thompson held on for second in a time of 22.44 while Dutch star Dafne Schippers finished third in a season-best 22.45.

Running out of lane six, Miller-Uibo powered through the curve but Thompson and Schippers matched her speed to make for a level contest heading into the stretch.

However, the reigning Olympic 400 metres champion pulled away with 70 metres remaining, leaving the field to play catch-up.

'The quicker I get at 200 the quicker I'll be at 400, and I'm very happy with where I'm at right now,' said Miller-Uibo, who is yet to contest the half-lap at the Olympics.

'If they...

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