PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – – World class sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste will know her fate at the end of January when she faces a panel set up by the National Association of Athletic Administration (NAAA) into the findings of a positive test.
The 27 year old withdrew from the 2013 World Championships due to a failed drug test taken earlier in the year. The doping hearing of sprinter Semoy Hackett will be held in New York in February.
Meanwhile, also in Trinidad & Tobago, World 400m hurdles champion Jehue Gordon took home 4 awards at the Spirit of Sports Awards (SOSA) Ceremony on Saturday, reports trinidadexpress.com.
At the ceremony at Queen’s Hall in St Ann’s, the 22 year old won the Male Athlete of the Year Award, Performance of the Year, Consistent Performer of the Year and Breakthrough Performance of the Year.
He also received a duplex from the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) as well as a cheque for 800,000 Trinidad dollars (about 124,000 USD).
An emotional Gordon said, “It is amazing to be here and to receive these gifts."