Christopher Taylor into the Tokyo 2020 400m final for Kamila Skolimowska Memorial --- wins at Millrose Games
Christopher Taylor into the Tokyo 2020 400m final

Jamaicans Christopher Taylor and Britany Anderson won their respective events at Saturday’s (29 Jan) Millrose Games in New York.

Anderson topped the women’s 60m hurdles, running a personal best time of 7.91secs, after trailing Bahamian Devynne Charlton for the first four hurdles.

Charlton finished second in 7.95.

Two of Americans top hurdlers, Tonea Marshall, 7.99 and Keni Harrison, 8.00, were third and fourth, respectively.

Taylor won his event, the men’s 400m in 46.38 ahead of Americans Vernon Norwood, 46.45 and Donavan Brazier, 46.55

Brianna Williams finished fourth in the women’s 60m dash. She ran 7.22 behind Americans Aleia Hobbs, 7.11, Mikilah Brisco, 7.15 and Shawnti Jackson, 7.18.

Gabby Thomas finished sixth in 7.25 and English Gardner seventh in 7.38.

Christian Coleman returned to Millrose Games and led from start to finish to win the men’s 60m dash in 6.49. Fellow Americans Trayvon Bromell, 6.50 and Ronnie Baker, 6.54, took the minor places.

Jamaican Omar McLeod finished sixth in 6.70.

American Shane Stretch topped the Michael Blum men’s mile in a personal best of 3:57.98 ahead of Luke McCann of Ireland, 3:58.21.

Devon Allen ran a world-leading 7.51 to win the men’s 60m hurdles over compatriot Daniel Roberts, 7.53.

Barbadian Shane Brathwaite finished third in 7.67.

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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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