Anthonique Strachan
DOHA, QATAR - SEPTEMBER 30: Anthonique Strachan (Bahamas) in Women's 200 metres heats during day four of the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on September 30, 2019 in Doha, Qatar (Photo by Nassos Triantafyllou/AZ Sports Images)

Bahamian former World Under-20 champion Anthonique Strachan clocked a world-leading and personal-best 10.99 seconds (w+0.5) in the 100 meters at the John Wolmer Speed Fest on March 26.

Strachan beat Jamaican and Sprintec Shashalee Forbes (11.24).

Multiple Olympic winner Elaine Thompson-Herah was third in the 400 meters in 56.72. The winner, hurdler Rushell Clayton posted 54.41.

Sada Williams of Barbados clocked 22.93 seconds (w+1.5) in the 200 meters; Nigel Ellis topped the men´s 200 meters in 20.43 (w+1.2) with Yohan Blake winning his heat in 20.95 (w+2.1).

Ackeem Blake won the 100 meters final in 10.13 seconds (w+0.6), while Zharnel Hughes clocked 10.15 (w+1.3). Hurdler Jaheel Hyde posted a 45.78 personal best in the 400 meters.

Shanieka Ricketts got out to 13.94 (w+1.0) in the triple jump.

In the discus throw, Travis Smikle flung 65.07 meters over Fedrick Dacres (62.25); and on the women’s side, Shadae Lawrence threw 63.94 meters, the third-best of her career and the best on Jamaican soil.

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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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