Shericka Jackson wins the women's 200m in Jamaica trials 2022
Shericka Jackson wins the women's 200m in Jamaica trials 2022

Shericka Jackson delivered a huge personal best and world-leading time to win the women’s 200m at the Jamaica trials on Sunday (26 June) at the National Stadium.

Jackson, in an amazing display, led off the curve and stretched her lead in the last 50 meters to take victory in 21.55.

She missed Jamaica’s national record of 51.53, set by Elaine Thompson-Herah in 2021.

Thompson-Herah trailed off the curve but finished strong to take second place in 22.05. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took third place in 22.14.

Jamaica trials women’s 200m Finals

1 Shericka Jackson 27 Mvp Track & 21.55M +0.0
2 Elaine Thompson-Herah 28 New Era Track Club 22.05M +0.0
3 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 34 Elite Perfor 22.14M +0.0
4 Natalliah Whyte 25 TumbleWeed T 22.67M +0.0
5 Kevona Davis 20 Uni. of Texas 22.98 +0.0
6 Ashanti Moore 22 Adidas 23.30 +0.0
7 Jodean Williams 29 Racers Track 23.55 +0.0
8 Dominique Clarke 20 Unattached 23.63 +0.0

In the men’s 200m final, Andrew Hudson took the top spot in 20.10 ahead of Yohan Blake, 20.31 and Nigel Ellis, 20.41.

Jamaica trials men’s 200m Finals

1 Andrew Hudson 25 Empire Athletics 20.10M 0.5
2 Yohan Blake 31 Titans Track 20.31 0.5
3 Nigel Ellis 25 Mvp Track & 20.41 0.5
4 Rasheed Dwyer 31 Sprintec Track Club 20.43 0.5
5 Mario Heslop 22 Unattached 20.64 0.5
6 Jazeel Murphy 26 Titans Track 20.78 0.5
7 Ricquan Graham 20 Wolmer’s Boys 20.83 0.5
8 Antonio Watson 21 Racers Track 20.87 0.5
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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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