Danniel Thomas-Dodd at the 2019 Jamaica trials
Danniel Thomas-Dodd at the 2019 Jamaica trials

Jamaican shot-putter Danniel Thomas-Dodd was a winner at Saturday’s (8 Aug) American Track League in Marietta, Georgia, USA.

Thomas-Dodd, the Doha 2019 World Championships silver medallist, threw 18.44 metres to take the top spot.

Thomas-Dodd is also the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games champion and Lima 2019 Pan Am Games winner. She took silver at the Birmingham 2018 World Indoor Championships.

Meanwhile, Trinidad and Tobago’s Machel Cedenio and Cejahe Greene won the men’s 400m and 100m, respectively.

Antiguan Cejahe Greene won the men’s 100m in 10.38 ahead of Guyanese Jeremy Bascom, 10.59.

Cedenio’s victory came in the men’s 400m with 45.86. David Kendziera ran 46.89 for second and Justin Brooks, 46.97 finished third in the event.

American Vernon Norwood ran 21.11 in the men’s 200m.

Trey Holloway topped the men’s 110m hurdles in 14.04 ahead of Kurt Powdar, 14.16.

Gia Trevisan had the best time of 55.01 in the women’s 400m.


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Anthony Foster
Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.

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