Jamaican Simone Facey finished fourth in Friday’s (5 May 2017) Doha Diamond League meeting.

Facey, Jamaica’s 200m junior record holder, crossed the finish line in 23.00 flat, just ahead of compatriot Veronica Campbell-Brown, 23.08.

Double Olympic Games sprint double champion Elaine Thompson won the event in 22.19 ahead of Dafne Schippers of Netherland, 22.45. The wind was negative 2.3m/s.

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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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