Elaine Thompson

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Photo: Omar McLeod winning the 110m hurdles final at the National Championships in Kingston in June. Also in photo (left) Ronald Levy and Andrew Riley.

 

 

 

After enduring a forgettable day two and day three at the IAAF World Championships in London, Jamaican track and field fans will be hoping for a better day four and that the country will finally land what has been an elusive gold medal.

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Photo: A shocked Elaine Thompson reacts after crossing the line in fifth position in the Women's 100m final at the World Championships in London on Sunday. Tori Bowie won in 10.85s.

 

 

 

The doom and gloom continued on day three of the IAAF World Championships on Jamaica’s Independence Day as odds on favourite for the women’s 100m gold, Elaine Thompson finished fifth in 10.98s in the final, less than two hours after easing to 10.84s in her semifinal.

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Photo: Usain Bolt is going after yet another World Championship 100m gold medal today (photo courtesy of the Mirror)

 

 

 

 

There was major disappointment in the morning session of day two of the IAAF World Championships in London for Jamaica as pre-championship medal favourite, O’Dayne Richards, failed to advance to the final round of the Men’s Shot Put.

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File Photo: Great Britain's Mo Farah winning the 5000m at the Racers Grand Prix in Jamaica earlier this year.

 

 

 

 

Six Jamaicans out of a total of eight advanced in their respective disciplines on Friday’s opening night of the 16th IAAF World Championships in London; on the same night that Great Britain’s greatest middle distance runner of all time, Mo Farah, claimed his third World Championship 10,000 gold medal in a row, in his last World Championships.

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File Photo: O'Dayne Richards broke his own national shot put record on Sunday when he threw 21.96m for second place at the Rabat IAAF Diamond League.

 

 

 

 

Elaine Thompson and O’Dayne Richards were among the top performers for Jamaica in Rabat on Sunday at the last stop in the IAAF Diamond League Series before the World Championships in London next month.

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Defending Olympic champions, new contenders and several past world championship and Olympic team members, past, present and future, all met in big clashes inside the National Stadium on Friday at the ongoing Jamaica National Track & Field Championship.

There were plenty of surprise triumphs on Friday for the younger generation, but Elaine Thompson and Yohan Blake managed to secure another national title in their events.

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Photo: Elaine Thompson streaks away from the field at the Jmaica International Invitational Meet on Saturday in the women's 200m. Thomspon clocked  22.09s for first place in the race.

 

 

 

Jamaica’s double Olympic sprint champion and fast rising sprint queen Elaine Thompson, put on a great show for her fans inside the National Stadium last Saturday, going away from the field to win the Women’s 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet.

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Photo: Elaine Thompson sped to a world leading 10.78s in the women's 100m at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.

 

 

 

 

Two of Jamaica’s stars at the Rio Olympics, Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod, continued their impressive start to the 2017 season at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Saturday, scoring contrasting but impressive wins in the Women’s 100m and Men’s 110m hurdles respectively.

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Photo: Elaine Thompson will square off with main rival Dafne Schippers in the 200m at the IAAF Doha Diamond League Meet today.

 

 

 

 

The 2017 outdoors track and field season springs to life today with the IAAF Doha Diamond League Meet taking centre stage. There are some tantalizing matchups to whet the appetite of track and field fans the world over ahead of what is expected to be yet another exciting year for the sport.

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