World Championship 100m hurdles champion Brigitte Foster-Hylton has won the 2009 Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence winner.

Foster-Hylton, who in August, won her first global title and ended the season with seven straight victories, topped a strong four-member field for the award on Wednesday night at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.

The Jamaican national record holder over the sprint obstacle walked away with a crystal trophy along with cash prize, presented to her by Prime Minister Bruce Golding.

Foster-Hylton was happy to be the winner, but noted: “Looking on the criteria I asked myself what did I done to win this award.”……Read More

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