Bressanone/Brixen – On Tuesday evening, a day before the start of the competition in the 6th IAAF World Youth Championships, Traves Smikle of Jamaica admitted to being “a bit concerned” with the distances his opponents had thrown in the discus.

However the 17-year-old Jamaican went out and threw his personal best of 57.28m on his first effort without even taking off his sweat pants to be the sixth best qualifier through to the finals later today.

Flashing a bright smile after one throw, he said he was happy with his morning’s effort, “I threw my personal best on one throw and I am happy,” he said…..READ MORE

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