Campbell Brown 'humbled' by statue unveiled in her honour
Sprinting great, Veronica Campbell Brown, on Sunday became the latest Jamaican track and field star to have a statute unveiled in her honour at Independence Park at Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston.
The life-sized statue which was sculpted by the renowned Basil Watson stands next to a statue of Campbell Brown’s idol, the legendary Merlene Ottey.
Briana Williams is Track & Field News High School Girls Athlete of the Year
By Leighton Levy October 24, 2019 SportsMax
Track & Field News, widely recognized as the bible of the sport, has named Jamaica’s Briana Williams as the 2019 High School Girls Athlete of the Year.
The 17-year-old Williams won 14 of 19 votes for the top spot over Valor High School’s Anna Hall and Chloe Cunliffe of West Seattle, who were second and third, respectively.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce rakes in two top awards
Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has been named by BBC as one of its top 100 Women in the World for 2019.
Jamaica finished third with 12 medals!
Jamaica finished third on the medal table at the 2019 IAAF World Championships with 12 medals, eight more than they won two years ago in London.
Two more medals for Jamaica!
Jamaica women’s sprint relay team delivered a fine victory at the IAAF World Championships on Saturday. The team of Natalliah Whyte, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Joneille Smith and Shericka Jackson led from gun to tape in a fast 41.44.
Clayton celebrates bronze in 400mh!
Intermediate hurdler Rushell Clayton made it lucky number seven for Jamaica at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar.
Jamaica now has six medals!
Jamaica’s medal tally at the IAAF World Championships jumped by fifty percent on day seven. Jamaica now has six medals, two gold, three silver and a bronze. Shericka Jackson won bronze in a hotly contested 400m while Danielle Thomas-Dodd took silver in the Shot Put.
2019 World Champs, Doha Team