Veronica Campbell-Brown
Veronica Campbell-Brown

Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart have been ruled out of the Jamaica National Senior Championships with injuries.

Campbell-Brown, who won the 2007 World 100m title in Osaka, Japan, withdrew because of “discomfort in her right knee”.

“I was forced to withdraw from the JA National Senior Championships due to discomfort in my right knee,” Campbell-Brown tweeted on Thursday night.

Campbell-Brown was listed to run in heat 3 of the women’s 100m, which eventually went to Shashalee Forbes of GC Foster College in 11.34 ahead of Shavine Hodges, 11.54.

Stewart, the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games 100m silver medallist, pulled out because of achilles tendon problems.

Stewart was entered in heat 2, also of the women’s 100m, which was won by Simone Facey in 11.22 ahead of Samantha Henry-Robinson, 11.41

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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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