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Tissanna Hickling of GC Foster College won the College Women’s Long Jump Championship on Thursday’s (26 April) opening day of Penn Relays 2018.

Hickling, who won the High School title in 2017 for St. Jago, returned to deliver in her first collegiate year. Her winning mark was 6.46m.

Keishorea Armstrong of Binghamton was the second best with 6.44m.

Two other Jamaicans, Jessica Noble, 6.26m and her UTech teammate Jody Petrie, 5.18m, were 3rd and 10th respectively.

Meanwhile, former Edwin Allen student Shannon Kalawan, now representing Saint Augustine University, topped the College Women’s 400m Hurdles Championship in 57.30.

Candice McLeod of UWI was second in 57.78

Former Holmwood athlete Geneva Grange threw 16.40m for 3rd in the College Women’s Shot Put Championship, won by Jessica Woodard of Oklahoma, 16.96m.

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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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