Racers Grand Prix
Usain Bolt, center, wins the 100-meter final ahead of Yohan Blake, left and Asafa Powell in the Racers Grand Prix track and field event at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Saturday, June 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Collin Reid)

Top qualifier Nickel Ashmeade (10.07), reigning double Olympic sprint silver medallist Yohan Blake (10.26), former world record holder Asafa Powell (10.17) and Commonwealth Games champion Kemar Bailey-Cole (10.26) will line-up in a loaded semi-final 2 of the men’s 100m on the second day of the Jamaica Olympics trials later today (July, 1).

Double Olympic relay gold medallist Michael Frater (10.31), Jason Livermore (10.25) and Oshane Bailey (10.39) and Everton Clarke (10.16) will complete the line up.

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt (10.15) heads the list in semifinal one with Senoj-Jay Givans (10.16), Warren Weir (10.17) and Jevaughn Minzie, who ran a pb of 10.15 in the heats with battle against the world record holder.

Former World Youth and Junior winner Dexter Lee (10.31), Chadic Hinds (10.25), Tyquendo Tracey (10.29) and Jermaine Hamilton (10.34) complete the field.

The top three men along with the fastest two overall from the semi-finals will advance to the final set for 9:15pm

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.



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