blankRistananna Tracey returned to her alma mater, Edwin Allen High, on February 27 to present the track team with a washing machine.

Tracey, the World Championships 400m hurdles bronze medallist, decided to make the presentation because of the tough time she faced during her high school days.

“Being a student-athlete is very difficult as most of us are from poor family backgrounds and can only afford a few uniforms and training gears,” said.

blank“I donated the washing machine because I was once a boarder and it was very difficult to wash clothes by hand after an hectic day of school and training.”

“It was only fitting that I make life more easier for the girls on the dorm,” she said.

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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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