Simone Facey

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File Photo: Ristananna Tracey 

 

 

 

 

 

Ristananna Tracey became only the third Jamaican woman to win a medal in the 400m hurdles at the World Championships when she produced a magnificent late surge to displace the defending champion Zuzana Hejnova from the last medal position and claim the second bronze medal for the country at the games in London on Thursday.

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Photo: Nathon Allen and Demish Gaye competing at the national championships in June.

 

 

 

 

After running personal bests to qualify for the finals of the men’s 400m at the IAAF World Championships, both Nathon Allen and Demish Gaye finished just outside the medals on Tuesday, placing fifth and sixth respectively in a race won by Olympic champion Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa in 43.97s. Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas was second in 44.41 and Abdalelah Haroun of Qatar ran on late to snatch the bronze in a season’s best 44.48s.

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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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Photo: Simone Facey and Yohan Blake express different emotions after winning their respective 200m finals at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Athletics Championships at the weekend. Facey became a senior national champion for the first time while Blake became double champion for the second time in his career.

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Photo: Shasha Lee Forbes is all smiles after making the Jamaican Olympic team to Brazil.

Shasha Lee Forbes may be on her way to becoming one of Jamaica’s next track sensations. The former Holmwood Technical High School standout’s rise took a giant leap toward, fulfilling her dreams on Friday night when she ran produced a personal best time of 11.17 seconds to make the Olympic team to Rio, Brazil.

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Photo: National 200m champion Elaine Thompson will look to repeat at the National Trials this weekend.

The women's 200m will be an interesting match up with the defending National Champion Elaine Thompson up against many times and double Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown. Thompson leads on time, with a 22.16 season best, while Campbell Brown is at 22.29 seconds.

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Photo: Simone Facey

The 37th Annual Burgess Banquet scheduled for Friday, October 31st at the Texas A&M University will see Jamaican and former Vere Technical star athlete Simone Facey, inducted into the Hall of Fame. The former lady Cougar standout athlete is the only track and field athlete listed among Aggie greats, class of 2014 awardees, with awards ranging from Hall of Honor, Lettermen’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and Hall of Fame inductees.