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Is this 12-year-old sprinter the future Usain Bolt?

THE FUTURE: Brianna Lyston

IT LOOKS like Jamaica has a new sprinting superstar on their hands, thanks to Brianna Lyston.

At a mere 12-years-old, Lyston posted a record time at the 2017 Boys and Girls Championships over the weekend.

Lyston sprinted past her competitors to win the 200m race in the Caribbean nation, at a record time of 23.72 seconds - almost two seconds off of the senior world record set by Florence Griffith-Joyner at the 1988 Olympics.

The tween, who currently attends St Jago High School in Spanish Town, St Catherine, finished 0.88 seconds ahead of her rival Oneika McAnnuff to win the 200m final.

The budding talent also won the 100m dash on Thursday night in her Under-13 age group at Class Four level, winning the final in 11.86 seconds.

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