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LONDON – Elaine Thompson will not be apart of Jamaica’s 4x100m relay team for tonight final here at the London 2017 World Championships.

Olympic Games sprint double champion Thompson, who finished fourth in the women’s 100m final, was expected to be brought in for the final.

Sashalee Forbes, who ran the anchor leg in the heats, told journalists “we will have two other athletes coming in for the final: Simone Facey and Elaine Thompson.”

Jura Levy will lead off Jamaica to Natasha Morrison. Simone Facey, who will run the third leg, came in for Christiana Williams.

Jamaica will run from lane 7, USA lane 4, Trinidad and Tobago 3.

The event will run off at 3:30pm Jamaica time.

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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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