Christine Day, left, and Kaliese Spencer

Olympians Kaliese Spencer and Christine Day have joined Renaldo Walcott’s training group at St. Elizabeth Technical High School in Santa Cruz.

According to information reaching, the athletes have recently started training in the western town.

Christine Day, left, and Kaliese Spencer
Christine Day, left, and Kaliese Spencer

Both athletes, who represented Jamaica at the summer’s Rio Olympic Games, left Cameron Blazers Track Club after one season. They have spent most of their career to date, at MVP Track Club under the guidance of Stephen Francis.

The duo has joined Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who started workouts there two weeks ago, as well as Nigel Ellis, Andrew Fisher and Kimarly Brown.

Sources close to the Walcott camp are saying that another big-named male athlete is also discussing plans to join the group. The athlete, who has won Olympic and World Championships gold medals, could make a decision as early as this week.

Walcott, who is seeking to join the ranks of coaching elites, worked with Francis at MVP for years. He is now head coach at STETHS.

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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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