The Queen’s School Past Students’ Association – Sports Development Committee will host the 16th staging of the annual Queen’s/Grace Jackson Meet on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the National Stadium.

The meet remains a qualifying meet for the Boy’s and Girls’ Championships, and continues to serve as a season opener for many elite athletes.

The order of events includes but is not limited to 200M, 400M, 4x400M, long jump and high jump. The event with commence at 8:30am, admission is JMD $500 for adults and JMD$200 for students with ID and children under 12 years old. Accommodation will be at the Grand Stand only.

Competitors of the Meet will comprise of track teams from varying secondary/high schools and clubs from urban and rural Jamaica. Just added after last week’s team meeting a special 60m and 100m for elite athletes to be ran at 6pm. Registration will only be online via the event’s website Results of the Meet will also be accessed online, at said address. Registration closes on Monday January 23, 2017 at midnight.

The organisers appreciate the support of Corporate Jamaica and wish to commend and thank all the sponsors so far; Lucozade, Digicel, Wisynco, D&G Malta, Grace Remittance, Grace Foods, Western Sports, KLAS ESPN, Securipro Ltd and many others for their unwavering commitment to the development of sporting activities through sponsorship.

The general public is encouraged to come out and enjoy the undisputed talent and performance to be showcased and support sport development in Jamaica. The Queen’s School is pleased and honoured to be able to host an event such as this, that will not only enhance the development of their students but all participants of the meet.

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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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