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Janieve Russell

 |  Written by Dwayne Richards  |  0
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Photo: Leah Nugent (left) and Rhonda Whyte attack the final hurdle in semifinal two of the women's 400m hurdles at the National Athletic Championships in Kingston Jamaica last night. Whyte won the race in 55.04 while Nugent’s was second in 55.32.

 

 

 

The women’s 400m hurdles final will be an event to watch at the National Athletics Finals tonight. The semifinals of the event took place on Thursday and have set up what is expected to be a sizzling final tonight at 7:50pm.

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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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Photo: Ristananna Tracey competing at the Racers Grand Prix Meet earlier this month finished third behind Americans Shamier Little and Dalilah Muhammad

The 2012 World Junior 400m hurdles champion and 2014 Commonwealth bronze medalist Janieve Russell, based on her early season performance wears the favourite hat, albeit in a wide open field and will aim to secure her second national title and another trip to a major international championship.

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Photo: Annsert Whyte will hunt the first medal for Jamaica on Day 7 of track and field at the Rio Olympic Games when he contests the men's 400m hurdles finals at 10:00am local time.

 

 

 

Jamaica will continue its hunt for Gold medals in Rio, Brazil on the 7th day of track and field as they chase medals in the 400m hurdles finals for both, men and women as well as the 200m for men, which will close the day on Thursday.

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File Photo: Omar McLeod created history on Tuesday night when he became the first Jamaican to win the men's 110m hurdles gold medal at the Olympics.

 

 

 

 

Omar McLeod created history on Tuesday night when he became the first Jamaican male to win a gold medal in the 110m hurdles at the Olympic Games, blazing to glory in 13.05 seconds. The most consistent male hurdler in the last two seasons, McLeod came into the event the heavy favourite and safely navigated his way to the final with efficient but careful performances in the heats and semifinals.

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Photo: Janieve Russell will run in the women's 400m hurdles at the Rio Olympics

 

 

 

 

 

Despite earlier reports to the contrary, Jamaica’s top female 400m hurdler, Janieve Russell will actually run at the Olympic Games in Rio. Reports coming out of Rio earlier today were that the 22 year old had been left off the list by the Jamaica Administrative Association (JAAA) and would therefore not be participating on the event.

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Photo: Janieve Russell will miss out on the women's 400m hurdles at the Olympic Games in Rio. Russell was expected to earn a medal in the event for Jamaica.

 

 

 

 

Four days before the star of track and field at the Rio Olympics, Jamaica’s medal prospects took a huge hit when it was revealed that medal hopeful Janieve Russell would not take part in the women’s 400m hurdles.

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Photo: 21-year old University of Arkansas athlete, Clive Pullen celebrates after winning the National Senior Championships gold medal in the Triple Jump on Thursday. Pullen's personal best of 16.90m earned him a spot on the Olympic team to Rio.

 

 

 

 

21-year old University of Arkansas athlete, Clive Pullen, unleashed an new personal best Triple jump mark of 16.90m to win the National Senior Championships gold and edged his way into this Summer's Olympic Games in Rio Brazil in August.

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Photo: Reigning World Champion, Danielle Williams, will be seeking to defend her national title in the women's 100m hurdles at the National Championships this weekend.

 

 

 

 

Jamaica’s young hurdlers will begin their hunt for Olympic glory at the National Championships this weekend. Having risen to the cream of the crop over the last few years, the likes of World Champion Danielle Williams and world leader Omar McLeod have quickly become the face of sprint hurdling for the ‘sprint capital of the world’.

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