International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) 200-meter (m) Diamond League champion, Shaunae Miller-Uibo returned to Nassau on Thursday after finishing the 2018 outdoor track and field season undefeated in both the women’s 200 and 400.
In addition to capturing the Diamond League title in the 200, Miller-Uibo also won the 200 at the IAAF Continental Cup in Orstrava, Czech Republic.
Upon her arrival, Miller-Uibo, in an interview with Eyewitness News, said she was pleased with winning the Diamond League title and making it through what’s considered an “off” year in track and field injury free.
“You know, you fight complacency a bit, seeing that there were no major championships this year, but I was pleased with some of the times I posted this season,” Miller-Uibo said.
“It was great that I was able to go undefeated. I’m also grateful for the fact that I was able to get through without any injuries, so, it’s always great when you can do that.
“It was also great to end the season on a high note at the Continental Cup. It was fun to be able to team up with a lot of great athletes, competing toward a common goal.”
At the Continental Cup, Miller-Uibo crossed the line in 22.16 seconds to take the 200.
In the Diamond League finale in Brussels, Belgium, outran a tough field to win the 200 in 22.12 seconds.