Fans argue endlessly about which race made it clear Usain Bolt would be a star. In most cases, the race selected is either Bolt's stunning 100 metre 9.76 second victory at the 2008 Jamaica Invitational, his world record defeat of Tyson Gay later that same season in New York, clocked in 9.72, or his eased-off 9.69 second dash in the Beijing Olympics. All three are good choices.
McLeod Now With ‘#Foreverfaster’
Reigning 110m hurdles Olympic champion Omar McLeod is now a brand ambassador of shoe company Puma.
McLeod, who failed in his attempt to retain his World title in the 110m hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, last year, was sponsored by American shoe company Nike since he became a professional athlete at the end of the 2015 season.
Next In The Sprint Hurdles Line - Brittany Anderson?
Ever since 1990, when Michelle Freeman became the first Jamaican to pierce the 13 second barrier, the island has produced a steady stream of top notch 100 metre hurdlers. Freeman, Dionne Rose, Gillian Russell, Delloreen Ennis, Vonette Dixon, Lacena Golding-Clarke and Astia Walker all won important honours with Brigitte Foster-Hylton and Danielle Williams taking gold at the World Championships.
Feature on Diane Guthrie's National Heptathlon Record
In 1911, the Right Excellent Norman Manley set a Boys Championships 100 yard record that lasted for 41 years. The Jamaican and NCAA heptathlon record, set in 1995 by Diane Guthrie, is seemingly headed in that direction too. Guthrie's big score of 6,527 points was the culmination of a 7 year journey that started at STETHS.
4 Year Strategic Plan & Olympic Qualifying Process