Former Jamaican sprinter Grace Jackson is celebrating her 59th birthday today (14 June).

Jackson competed in the 100m and 200m for Jamaica for more than a decade in the 70s and 80s. She won the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games 200m silver medal.

At the World Championships, Jackson won 200m silver in Budapest 1989 and bronze over the same distance in Indianapolis 1987.


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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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