Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Just In

Top Jamaican sprinter nursing injury – reports

KINGSTON, Jamaica — It is being reported that a top athlete has picked up an injury at the Jamaica National Championships, which could dump their chances of making the team to the London Olympic Games later this summer.

The athlete has not been confirmed, but their are speculations that it’s a male sprinter and one who is expected to be a medal favourite at the Olympics.

The championships, which is being held at the National Stadium in Kingston, is being used to select the group of athletes that will represent the country.

Action began this afternoon with the opening rounds of several events, including the men’s 100m dash, which saw World record holder and reigning Olympic sprint double champion Usain Bolt, world champion Yohan Blake, World Indoor 60m silver medallist Nesta Carter, Commonwealth Games champion Lerone Clarke and former world record holder Asafa Powell, all in action.

The women’s and men’s 400m and 400m hurdles preliminaries also went off on day one with Friday set to be a little more lively.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

World-Track Polls

Predicted most outstanding college athletes this outdoor season?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

Main News

Kingston College (KC) and St. Jago lead "Champs 2021" points standings after Day One at the Jamaica High School Boys and Girls Championships.

You May Also Like

News Brief

ATLANTA — Sammy Kitwara of Kenya won the 40th Peachtree Road Race with a time of 27:21 in his debut in the annual 6.2-mile...

External news

Former national 200m champion Steve Mullings was so confident he would make the team to the 12th IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany, he...

Digital Results

Complete results from the Central American and Caribbean Athletics Championships (CAC) in at Havana’s Estadio Panamericano.


The page will show you the qualifying standards for the 6th IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, ITA from 8/12 July 2009. The championships...