Trinidad and Tobago's National Champion Michelle Lee Ahye was crowned the fastest woman in the Commonwealth after crossing the finish line in 11.14 seconds in the Women's 100m Final. It makes for double celebration as she turns 26 tomorrow (April 10th).
Ahye created history by becoming the first woman from Trinidad and Tobago to ever win a Commonwealth Gold medal in the 100m Sprint event. Making it our 9th Commonwealth Gold medal.
It has taken Trinidad and Tobago 20 years to win a Gold medal after Ato Boldon won Gold in the 1998 Commonwealth Games Men’s 100m Final. Boldon still holds the Games record of 9.88 seconds.
Jamaicans Christina Williams took silver in 11.21 with her compatriot Gayon Evans grabbing bronze in 11.22.