Omar McLeod ready for Millrose Games
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photomark 1 1024x531 1024x531 1 1024x531 1 1024x531 1 1024x531 1 1024x531 1 1024x531 1RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Omar McLeod played it safe to book his spot in the men’s 110m hurdles.

McLeod, in almost  heavy downpour, easily hurdled his way to 13.27 seconds to win heat 1 of his event.

Jeff Porter of United States did not try to match McLeod and settled for second in 13.50.

The two other automatic places went to Jeffrey Julmis of Haiti, 13.66 and Antwon Hicks of Nigeria, 13.70.

Andrew Riley, in semi-final three, finished third in 13.52 to take his spot in the semi-finals. Dimitri Bascou of France, 13.31 won the heat ahead of Andrew Pozzi of Great Britain, 13.50.

In heat two, Deuce Carter, who was right there with the leaders, hit the seventh hurdle and totally loss of balance. He finished seventh in 14.02 as Orlando Ortega took the top spot in 13.32.
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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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