Delano Williams, who represented Great Britain at last year’s Rio Olympic Games, dominated the men’s one lap event at Saturday’s (Jan 28) Queens Grace Invitational meet at the National Stadium.

Williams won the event in 46.67 ahead of Collin King of GC Foster, who tried to stay close, but faded, was second overall in 47.55.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Emmanuel Callender, representing UWI Mona, ran a very strong race from lane eight, to win his heat in 47.74, but finished joint third over with Romario Williams of GC Foster College.

Demish Gaye of GC Foster College was also in top form, winning the men’s 200m in 20.80, a new meet record. The previous record was 20.91.
Devaughn Barker of UTech was second in the half lap in 21.04.
Anneisha McLaughlin-Whitby, a member of Jamaica’s second place 4x400m team in Rio, topped the women’s 200m in 23.54.
Verone Chambers, 23.72 and Ronda Whyte, 23.88, both McLaughlin-Whitby’s Sprintec teammates, were second and third respectively.

Jodean Williams of UWI, 55.59 was the overall winner of the women’s category beating heat two winner Samantha James of Mico College, who finished in 55.70.


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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