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Asafa Powell to run 200m at UTech Track Classic on April 17

Former 100 metres world record-holder Asafa Powell of MVP has been entered to runin the 200 metre event at the third staging of the University of Technology (UTech) Track and Field Classic at the National Stadium on April 17.

The meeting, which will see a number of the top Jamaican athletes competing, with also see Powell’s  clubmates and Olympic gold medallists Nesta Carter and Michael Frater, along with former youth sensation Darrel Brown of Trinidad, racing in the 100m.

World record holder Usain Bolt of the Racers Track Club has not been confirmed to race at the event.

The competition will also see sprint hurdler Brigitte Foster- Hylton, still riding high after a stellar 2009 season, will square-off with Sherone Simpson in the 100-metre flat, while World and Olympic 100 metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser and World and Olympic 400 metre silver medal winner Shericka Williams will participate in the 200.

Another World and Olympic champion, hurdler Melaine Walker, should also compete when she laces up in the 400m flat…..Read More

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