NASSAU, Bahamas – Several athletes will today (10 July), at the Blue Marlin Track and Field Classic, make their final attempt to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The meet, set for the Thomas A Robinson Stadium here in Nassau, will see over 150 athletes from over 16 countries, including Ghana, Jamaica, USA, Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Barbados trying to make a final blast.
Three Jamaican teams with Anneisha McLaughlin, Anastasia Le-Roy, Oshane Bailey, Gayon Evans and Verone Chambers are here to help push the Bahamians to qualifying marks in the women’s 4x100m and 4x400m and the men’s 4x100m.
Demaris Cash, the meet promoter, commented:
“I expect a meet that is high with energy, a lot of adrenaline, because this is it, you have the last chance to qualify with July 11, the cut off date to qualify for Rio 2016.”
Cash added “these athletes will psyche themselves up and to say, I want to represent my country at the Olympics in Rio.”
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