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Yanique Haye-Smith’s long wait to represent her adopted country Turks And Caicos Islands. She is currently here in Doha for the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships.

“It’s a good feeling because I have been waiting four to five years waiting to compete for them. It’s a good feeling to put Trucks on the map,” she said.

“The season is good but could be better,” she said while admitting “lack of international meets” hampered her somewhat.

“I expect a personal best, but I have to take it round by round,” said the former St. Jago athlete.

“I can’t rush myself or put too many pressure on myself,” she said.


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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