His rapid progress continued into the outdoor season when, at the Loughborough International, he smashed his 100m best, taking his previous mark of 11.10 down to 10.73 and qualifying for the Bahamas 2017 Youth Games in the process.
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On this date, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., the first African American to represent New York in Congress, was born.
Powell used his position as pastor of the Abyssinian Church and his strong record of community activism in Harlem to win election to a newly-created, majority-black congressional seat in New York City in 1944.