Deuce Carter made his first Olympic team. So come August 5, the start of the Rio 2016 Games, he will join the illustrious list of Jamaican Olympians.

He booked his ticket to Rio by finishing second in the men’s 110m hurdles on Saturday night at the Jamaican Trials, his time 13.21 to finish behind world leader, Omar McLeod, 13.01.

“This season has been long, it’s about to be longer! I’ve just made my first Olympic team,” he wrote on his social media page.

“Thanks to all the people who’ve always been in my corner and believed in me even more than I believed in myself at times,” Carter continued.

“Thanks to all my coaches over the years, my mother, my family member and all my friends. With the help of God and my coach Mr. Coleman, I will remain healthy, strong and victorious. RIO here I come!!!” ended his comment.

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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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