At the Monaco Diamond League competition in France on Wednesday, Jamaican Candice McLeod, a finalist in last month’s World Championships, came in second place in the women’s 400 meters.
A season-best 49.87 seconds separated McLeod from the winner, Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas, who finished in 49.28. Sada Williams of Barbados finished third in 50.10.
Stephenie Ann McPherson, who finished the race in 50.52 seconds, and Junelle Bromfield, who finished in 50.93 seconds, were Jamaica’s other competitors in the event. They finished fourth and sixth, respectively.