hurdles

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Velocity Fest,Elaine Thompson-Herah,Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce,Janieve Russell,Ronda Whyte,Akeem Bloomfield,Jamaica,athletics,track and field,hurdles,

Photo: (from left to right) - Tovea Jenkins, Ronda Whyte, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Stephenie-Ann McPherson will all feature at Velocity Fest 9 at the National Stadium today. 

 

 

 

 

Velocity Fest 9 will mark yet another restart of local track and field today at the National Stadium in Kingston. The meet which is put on by the MVP Track Club will feature a number of the nation’s top athletes, who were only this week named to represent Jamaica at the World Athletics Relays is Chorzow, Poland on May 1 & 2 and is set to last for two hours.

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Grant Holloway, Colin Jackson, Andre Pozzi, hurdles, 60m, Indoor, Sprint Hurdles

Photo: American Grant Holloway ran 7.29s to break the Men's Indoor 60m hurdles record at World Athletics Indoor Tour in Madrid on Wednesday. The previous record of 7.30s held by Colin Jackson of Wales had stood since 1994. (Getty Images)

History was made on Wednesday when American Grant Holloway, the 110m hurdles Outdoor World Champion broke the world indoor 60m hurdles record during the World Athletics Indoor Tour Madrid 2021. Holloway finished in 7.29 seconds, just 0.01 seconds faster than the 7.30 record previously held by Welsh sprinter Colin Jackson since 1994.