Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts take Diamond League triple jump title
Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts registered a massive upset in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday as she won the Diamond League final in the triple jump with a 14.93m personal
Thompson, McPherson win in Paris
Jamaica’s Olympic 100m and 200m champion Elaine Thompson won the 100m at the Paris Diamond League. Thompson started well and stayed strong to win in 10.98 (-0.2m/s) from the Ivory Coast’s world 100m and 200 silver medallist Marie-Jose Ta Lou, who clocked 11.13. Double world 200m champion Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands was third in 11.15
Jamaicans rampant in Birmingham
Omar McLeod, Yohan Blake, Akeem Bloomfield and Danielle Williams were winners at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was third in the 200m.
Jamaica predicted to win 10 medals in Doha
Only double Olympic champions Shelly –Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson are predicted to win individual gold medals for Jamaica at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, next month, according toTrackandfieldnews.com, arguably the most respectable magazine of the sport. Jamaican athletes are predicted to win 10 medals.
Jamaica's athletes win 17 medals at Pan Ams
17 TRACK AND FIELD MEDALS AT PAN AMS.
Jamaica's track and field athletes continued their preparation for the IAAF World Championships as they picked up a total of 17 medals at the 2019 Pan Amedrican Games which concluded on Sunday in Lima, Peru. The haul consists of six gold, five silver, and six bronze.
Shericka Jackson is Golden at Pan Ams
Jamaican athletes had a good 3rd day at the Pan American Games in Peru.
Pride of place went to Shericka Jackson who took gold in the women’s 400m final in 50.73. She was clear of Mexico’s Paola Moran (51.02) and Courtney Okolo (51.22) of the USA.
Thompson, Goule win Gold
Double Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson won the 100m at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.
Thompson won with 11.18 seconds, ahead of Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle-Lee Ahye (11.27) and Vitória Cristina Rosa (11.30), who were second and third-respectively. Her teammate Natasha Morrison was sixth in 11.40 seconds.
Dacres win gold at Pan American Games
Fedrick Dacres threw 67.68m to win gold at the Pan Amercan Games on Tuesday. Another Jamaican, Traves Smikle, took silver with 65.02m ahead of the USA’s Reginald Jagers III, with 64.48m.