Jamaica’s 4x100m male team of described their silver medal achievement at Saturday’s (July 14) World U20 Championships as “amazing feeling.”

The quartet was Xavier Nairne, Christopher Taylor, Jhevaughn Matherson and Michael Stephens.

“It’s an amazing feeling to get a championship silver medal,” the athletes said after running a Jamaica U20 record 38.96 to take silver behind USA 38.88 at the World U20 Championships on Saturday, July 14.

“We wanted the gold but silver is still good,” the team members said.

“We missed a medal two years ago so we’re so glad and relieved we did it for Jamaica today.”

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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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