Odean Skeen

Jamaican Odean Skeen was a fourth-place finisher at Thursday’s (30 July) PVAMU Back to the Track Series II meet in Texas.

Skeen, Jamaica’s 2012 World U20 100m bronze medal winner, ran 6.74 for third in race one but finished fourth overall.

American Cordero Gray won the event in 6.63 ahead of Bryce Robinson, 6.64 and Brandon Carnes, 6.66. The wind reading was 2.4m/s.

Mandy White ran 7.74 in the women’s event (2.2m/s wind).

Skeen, in the men’s 100m race, ran 10.35 for seventh. Elijah Hall won the event in 10.20 ahead of Robinson, 10.26 and Barbadian Mario Burke, 10.27.

Mike Rogers was sixth in 10.34.

Javon Francis, who won the 200m in 20.66, ran 10.57 for 10th in the event.

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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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