Jamaica’s shot putter O’Dayne Ricahrds, spoke with TrackalertsTV here in Guadeloupe where he’s down to compete on (May 17, 2017) at the Guadeloupe International Meeting.

Richards spoke about the rising talents in both the shot put and discus events, and suggested areas in which the authorities need to pay keen attention to.

The men’s shot put field:
David Pless (USA)
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi (USA)
Francisco Belo (POR)
Nicholas Scarvelis (GRE)
Kemal Mesic (BIH)
O’dayne Richards (JAM)
Ryan Crouser (USA)

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