Month: July 2022

Day five’s programme began with the Heats of the Women’s 400m Hurdles. The event saw all three Jamaican athletes advancing to the Semifinals, as Janieve Russell won Heat two in 54.52s, Shiann Salmon placed second in Heat four with 54.91s and Rushell Clayton, 54.99s, placed fourth in Heat five. The ‘Big Three’ of Sydney McLaughlin, …

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Day four of the World Champs was a shorter day than the previous ones. Action for Jamaicans began in the afternoon session with the Heats of the Men’s 200m which saw only two Jamaicans qualifying for the Semifinals. Rasheed Dwyer equaled his Season’s Best of 20.29s to place second in his Heat while Yohan Blake …

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Day three of the World Champs was off to another big start for the Jamaicans as both the men and women took the track in the heats of the 400m. The men were up first, with both Christopher Taylor and Nathon Allen qualifying for the semifinals as they ran 45.68s and 45.61s to place second …

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The second day of the World Athletics Championships began with a bang as Jamaica created history by seeing all three of our women qualifying for the Triple Jump Final. Shanieka Ricketts qualified in fifth with a leap of 14.45m, Ackelia Smith with a Personal Best of 14.36m in eighth and the experienced Kimberly Williams in …

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The 18th World Athletics Championships were off to a swift start for Jamaica. Track and Field fans were in a frenzy at the Hayward Field Stadium in Eugene, Oregon as they anticipated the performance of athletes both on the track and in the field. Jamaica began their medal hunt in the first event on track …

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The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association, JAAA, has released the names of the athletes that will represent the Jamaica at the World Athletics Championships, Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Under-20 Championships. The World Championships list is headed by national double sprint champion, Shericka Jackson, double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah and current World Champion in the Women’s …

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