Megan Simmonds of Jamaica finished fifth in the women’s 100m hurdles at the Doha Diamond League meeting on May 5, 2017.

Simmonds hurdled her way to 13.13secs in the event won by world record holder Kendra Harrison of the USA in 12.59.

100 Metres Hurdles – Women Wind: -2.3 m/s
1 Harrison , Kendra USA 12.59 8
2 Roleder , Cindy GER 12.90 7
3 Nelvis , Sharika USA 12.91 6
4 Manning , Christina USA 13.05 5
5 Simmonds , Megan JAM 13.13 4
6 George , Phylicia CAN 13.14 3
7 Ofili , Cindy GBR 13.42 2
8 Ali , Nia USA 14.34 1

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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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