Most attentions will be focused on the  men’s 400m at the Meeting International Region Guadeloupe on Saturday (10 May 2014) and your premier Caribbean track and field website will bring you LIVE Coverage – LIVE Blogging of the 10th anniversary of the Meeting International Region Guadeloupe.

On paper Chris Brown 44.40 is the fastest. However he will have keen rivalries from two of his Bahamian teammates from the London Olympic 1600m relay gold medal team.

They are Demetrious Pinder, who has personal best of 44.77 and Ramon Miller with 44.87.

Also, Great Britain’s Martyn Rooney 44.60, Trinidad & Tobago’s Lalonde Gordon 44.52, Tabarie Henry of US Virgin Islands 44.77 and American David Verburg 44.75 fuel more competition to the race.

Trinidad & Tobago’s Jarrin Solomon 45.19 is the only man in the field yet to run under 45 seconds.

The women’s 100m hurdles could also see a fast time as former Olympic champion Dawn Harper Nelson, who won in Cayman with 12.81, will again battle with Jamaican Andrea Bliss, who was second in 13.15secs.

Kristi Castlin, who has a personal best of 12.56, is also a very strong competitor and has what it takes to win. Fellow Americans Gabby Moya, Tenaya Jones, and Jackie Coward should add to the excitement.

Meanwhile, Jamaican Mario Forsythe and St. Kitts and Nevis’ Antoine Adams will take on Americans Isiah Young and Maurice Mitchell in the men’s 200m.

Arnaud Remy of France is also on the start list.

In the women’s 100m, Schillonie Calvert of Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago’s Michelle Lee Ahye will face a strong field, which includes Americans Lashauntea Moore, Tiffany Townsend, Mikele Barber, Candyce McGrone and Moya.


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