KINGSTON (June 3) — Several global stars, including local star Shericka Jackson, world record holders Tobi Amusan, and Wayde Van Niekerk, plus Americans Christian Coleman, and Noah Lyles, are set to headline the Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium in Kingston, on Saturday (3).
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World 200m champion Shericka Jackson headlines the women’s 100m field and she will have her eyes set on the 10.82 seconds she clocked at this same venue earlier this year. The field also includes Shashalee Forbes, who recenly broke 11-seconds for the first time in her career, along with World U20 champion, Tina Clayton, Natasha Morrison, Ashanti Moore and USA’s Celera Barnes.
In the men’s 100m race is headed by American 2019 world champion Christian Coleman, who was looking forward to taking Jamaicans Oblique Seville and Ackeem Blake before learning the pair withdrew from the meet.
In the men’s 200m race, two-time reigning world champion Noah Lyles stands as the top contender and is expected to get his main challenge from Great Britain’s Zharnel Hughes.
Elsewhere, world record holder and world champion Tobi Amusan of Nigeria enters this race still searching for her best form, and she will have hands full against USA’s is Tia Jones, and Jamaica’s Olympic bronze medalist Megan Tapper.
In the men’s 400m race, South African world record holder Wayde Van Niekerk, Jamaican record holder Rusheen McDonald, and American sprinter Trevor Stewart have established themselves as the top athletes this year.
The men’s 110m hurdles will feature Commonwealth Games champion Rasheed Broadbell, and Olympic champion Hansle Parchment, as well as American Robert Dunning.
The women’s triple jump will see Shanieka Ricketts go head-to-head against Dominican athlete Thea Lafond, while the men’s long jump will showcase the talents of Tajay Gayle, the 2019 world champion.