Jones upstaged for 3rd straight year at Drake

By Luke Meredith

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, April 30 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT

Jeremy Wariner, of team Adidas, center, leads Greg Nixon, of team Asics, left, and Dwight Mullings, of Jamaica, right, during the men's special 400 meter dash at the Drake Relays athletics meet, Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Des Moines, Iowa. Wariner won the race.

Charlie Neibergall, Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa — Lolo Jones was upstaged for the third year in a row at the Drake Relays in her hometown as Tiffany Ofili stormed past her to win the 110-meter hurdles Saturday.

Ofili won in 12.66 seconds. Jones, a Des Moines native who won four straight from 2005-08, was second in 12.80.

Boaz Lalang held off Alan Webb among others to win the men's mile. Three-time Olympic gold medalist Jeremy Wariner won at Drake for the second time in three years, cruising to the 400 title in 45.19 and posting the fastest time in the U.S. this season.

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