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Jamaica named possible replacements for Berlin

Ramone McKenzieKINGSTON (Sporting Actions) — Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA) named three members, Ramone McKenzie, Samantha Henry and Lerone Clarke as the likely replacements for the five athletes who returned positive tests at the nation’s national championships in June.

The five athletes, reported as Marvin Anderson, Yohan Blake, Sheri Ann Brooks, Allodin Fothergill and Lanceford Spence are set for face a nine member hearing panel today in an attempt to find the solution for the positive results.

But with the situation currently sitting on a guessing ramp, and the final day for entries only a day away, head officials named the three athletes who would step in if needed.

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McKenzie is the likely replacement in the men’s 200m, where Anderson was set to race in, while Henry and Clarke would be added to the men’s and women’s 4x100m relay pools for Blake and Brooks.

And if needed, Dane Hyatt and Leford Green who respectively finished 4th and 5th in the men’s 400 metres at the trials, would step up to replace Fothergill and Spence in the open quarter.

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