Ashanti Moore returens with win at JC meet 2020

Ashanti Moore won the Olympic Development women’s 100m dash at Wednesday’s (11 March) UWI Invitational.

Moore of Hydel, running her first race since 4 February 2020, and third 100m since her 11.17 stunner at Champs 2019, stopped the clock in 11.70 seconds on the same day ISSA announced the cancellation of Champs 2020.

She finished well ahead of Church Teachers’ College’s pair of Ladesha Dale 13.22 and Aleith Codner 13.64.

The event, held at the Usain Bolt Track, UWI Mona Campus in Kingston, also saw Moore topping the girls’ 18 and under 200m in 23.94 ahead of Atena Rayson of Vere 24.74.

Roneisha McGregor of UWI Mona won the women’s 200m dash in 23.79 ahead of her teammate Candice McLeod 24.47.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Emmanuel Callender, representing Pelican, took the men’s 200m in 21.62 ahead of UWI’s Mazinho Barrett 21.97.

Meanwhile, Fedrick Dacres won the men’s discus throw with 64.55m. Kai Chang was second with 57.80m.

Warren Barrett of UWI won the men’s shot put with 17.70m, beating Dacres 17.34m.

Samantha Hall of MVP won the women’s discus 55.40m and shot put 12.15m.

Emmanuel Archibald of UWI Mona topped the men’s long jump with 7.64m ahead of his teammate Donnon Williams 7.01m. Archibald also ran 10.48 to win the men’s 100m ahead of Akeem Williams, also of UWI, 10.70.

Nikita Tracey of Pelican won the women’s 800m in 2:11.64 while KC’s Malique Savery topped the men’s event in 1:54.65.
Roxroy Cato of Lyfestyle won the men’s 400m in 47.94 ahead oof Jean-Marc Smith of UWI 48.32.

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By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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