NASHVILLE, USA – Jamaican Akeem Bloomfield won the men’s 400m at the Commodore Invitational here on Saturday.

Bloomfield, representing Auburn University, posted 46.68 to take the event.
Ari Cogdell of Tennessee was second in 46.89 and Randall Ceneus, also of Auburn, third in 46.98.

Jamaicans representing Auburn University, Raheem Chambers, 6.70 and Odean Skeen, 6.73 were third and 8th respectively in the men’s 60m won by Christian Coleman of Tennessee 6.54.

Jamaican Jonielle Smith, also representing Auburn, ran 7.47 for 7th in the women’s 60m, won by Aleia Hobbs 7.25.

Emmanuel Korir crossed men’s 800m finish line in 1:46.50 ahead of Michael Saruni also from Kenya 1:47.94.

US U20 record holder Raven Saunders won women shot put with 19.10m.

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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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