Dacres goes over 70m!
Janeek Brown is crowned at NCAA championships
Many of the more than Jamaican athletes represented very well at the NCAA Division one Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas. It is not yet known how many will actually compete at the National championships from June 20-23 but many showed good enough form to make themselves competitive for a spot to Doha.
Shelly-Ann ready for National Championships
Multiple Olympic and World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce is ready for all and sundry at the National Championships which comes up a couple of weeks.
Tissanna Hickling quallify for Doha with 6.82m!
Tissanna Hickling was the outstanding performer at the 4th All-Comers meet held at the National Stadium on June 1. She virtually booked her spot on the aircraft to the IAAF World Championship to be held later this year in Doha, Qatar, with a mammoth 6.82m in the Long jump.
Briana Williams runs 11.10 to own NJR
Double World Junior Champion Briana Williams was in fantastic form in Florida on Saturday, as she ran 11.10 to break the National Junior Record in the 100m.
Big Triple Jumping by Jordan Scott
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia Jordan Scott’s ACC triple jump win was safe after round 3, where he jumped a collegiate-leading 56-½ (17.08) PR. The Virginia junior, winner of the NCAA Indoor crown, was not done.
43 Jamaicans for NCAA Div. 1 Championships
At least forty three Jamaicans, will be in action at the NCAA Division One Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas from June 5-8. Only the United States have more participants.
National Champs launched with much fanfare
The highly anticipated National Junior and Senior Championships were launched with much fanfare on Wednesday at Knutsford Court hotel in Kingston. The event was carried live on Television Jamaica, which will have live coverage of the Championships from June 20 to 23.