Akeem Bloomfield

Akeem Bloomfield became the second Jamaican to break 44secs in the men’s 400m. His 43.94 to join Rusheen McDonald as Jamaicans to run sub-44 was done at the NCAA Nationals on June 8th, 2018.

Bloomfield was beaten on the day by Michael Norman’s new collegiate record and world-leading mark of 43.61. Fred Kerley had the previous college best of 43.70, set in 2017.


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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