Elaine Thompson, the Rio 2016 Olympic sprint double champion, said she is very pleased with her season opener of 7.18 over 60m (outdoor) at Saturday’s (27 January) Queens Grace Jackson Meet held at the National Stadium. Thompson’s training partner Christania Williams, 7.19 and Sashalee Forbes of Sprintec 7.28 were second and third respectively.
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.