Jamaican teenage sprinter Ramone McKenzie goes pro

Following months of speculation, the Jamaica Observer are now reporting that teenage track star Ramone “Batman” McKenzie – the 2007 World Youth Championships 200m gold medallist – has gone professional.

McKenzie, who will celebrate his 19th birthday on November 15, started training with respected American coach Lance Brauman earlier this week.

“Ramone has decided to go professional,” his mother and local manager Lorraine McKenzie confirmed in an exclusive interview with the Observer yesterday.

“He will be attending Full Sail University in January (but), he’s now in training with coach Lance Brauman in Clermont, Orlando, having started on the second of November,” she added, noting that her son is adjusting well to his new environment…..Read More

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