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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12 thoughts on “Skeen, Francis enjoy blow out runs in Texas”
It’s good to see Skeen back
Welcome back Skeen
Good work by Francis and glad to see Skeen making a comeback
Jay Mac Odain Skeen
Matthew Anthony Johns I know its Odain, but he fell off the radar many seasons after he left Wolmers. Hope he remains healthy and take athletics serious
Good to see Skeen back in action. Stay injury free my yute–bless
There will be a resurgence of Jamaica’s men sprint team.
Kiel Samuels I want to see that too but the truth is this won’t happen until the next few years
Crosy Freshh . In the next 2-3 years. Lots of youngins training in Florida and Kingston. They are all at elite camps
Kiel Samuels elite camps have been around years now an young guys are always training but very few will be competitive or make that make that transition.