Odean Skeen
Odean Skeen

Jamaicans Odean Skeen and Raheem Chambers finished 1-2 at Saturday’s Auburn Invitational at the Birmingham Metro CrossPlex in Alabama, USA.

Skeen, who helped Wolmer’s to Champs honours in 2010, won the men’s 60m event in 6.63 seconds.

Chambers, former St. Jago High student, finished second in 6.76. Both are representing Auburn University.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Jereem Richards (Alabama) topped the men’s 200m in 20.57 ahead of Bahamian Teray Smith (Auburn) 21.08.

LSU dominated the women’s 60m dash with Aleia Hobbs, 7.29, Kortnei Johnson, 7.31, and Jada Martin, 7.38.

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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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