Delano Williams, who represented Great Britain at last year’s Rio Olympic Games, dominated the men’s one lap event at Saturday’s (Jan 28) Queens Grace Invitational meet at the National Stadium.

Williams won the event in 46.67 ahead of Collin King of GC Foster, who tried to stay close, but faded, was second overall in 47.55.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Emmanuel Callender, representing UWI Mona, ran a very strong race from lane eight, to win his heat in 47.74, but finished joint third over with Romario Williams of GC Foster College.

Demish Gaye of GC Foster College was also in top form, winning the men’s 200m in 20.80, a new meet record. The previous record was 20.91.
Devaughn Barker of UTech was second in the half lap in 21.04.
Anneisha McLaughlin-Whitby, a member of Jamaica’s second place 4x400m team in Rio, topped the women’s 200m in 23.54.
Verone Chambers, 23.72 and Ronda Whyte, 23.88, both McLaughlin-Whitby’s Sprintec teammates, were second and third respectively.

Jodean Williams of UWI, 55.59 was the overall winner of the women’s category beating heat two winner Samantha James of Mico College, who finished in 55.70.

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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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