Donald Quarrie, the man responsible with securing athletes for the Jamaica International Invitational, spoke to at the launch of the meet on Wednesday evening in Kingston.

Jamaica International Invitational IWC Meet
preliminary  Confirmations as of may 10, 2017

English Gardner 200m USA-Rio gold in 4x100m relay.
Morolake Akinosun 100m USA-Rio gold in 4x100m relay.
Michelle-Lee Ahye 100m T&T-Rio Finalist
Shericka Jackson  JAM
Novlene Williams-Mills  JAM
Stephanie-Ann McPherson  JAM
Francena McCorory  400m USA-Rio gold in 4x400m relay.
Phyllis Francis 400m  USA-Rio gold in 4x400m relay.
Charlene Lipsey 800m  USA
Natoya Goule  800m  JAM
Danielle Williams 100mH  JAM Beijing Gold in 2015
Kendra Harrison 100mH USA – World Record Holder.
Nia Ali  100mH  USA – Rio  Silver
Kristi Castlin 100mH USA – Rio Bronze
Shanieka Thomas-Ricketts JAM  Triple Jump
Lavern Spencer  High Jump – St. Lucia-Rio Finalist.
Alyxandria Treasure  High Jump- CAN-Rio Finalist.

Mike Rodgers  100m USA
Kemar Bailey-Cole 100m  JAM
Alonso Edwards  200m  PAN-Rio Finalist
Nickel Ashmeade  200m  JAM
Zharnel Hughes  200m  GBR
Rasheed Dwyer 200m. JAM
LaShawn Merritt 200m  USA – Rio Gold in 4x400m Relay, Bronze in 400m, finalist in 200m.
Tony McQuay 400m  USA
Javon Francis 400m  JAM
Bralon Taplin 400m GRN-Rio Finalist
Kevin Borlée 400m  BEL
Rusheen McDonald  400m  JAM
Kemoy Campbell  3000m  JAM
Devon Allen 110mH USA- Rio Finalist
Andrew Riley 110mH  JAM
Ronnie Ash 110mH USA  Rio Finalist
Deuce Carter 110mH  JAM
Roxroy Cato 400mH  JAM
Javier Culson 400mH PUR. Rio Finalist.
Bershawn Jackson 400mH USA
Jaheel Hyde 400mH  JAM
Mason Findlay  Discus  USA-Rio Finalist
Fedrick Dacres  Discus JAM
Sam Kendricks  Pole Vault  USA-Rio Bronze

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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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