Christopher Taylor wins silver at NACAC Champs 2021
Christopher Taylor in for World U20 Championships gold

Christopher Taylor, Chantz Sawyers and Shiann Salmon headline the Jamaicans in action on Friday (13 July) at the 16th IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland on Friday.

All three, Taylor, Sawyers and Salmon will contest gold medal round events. Jamaica have so far won two gold, one silver and one bronze medals

Two other medal favourites, Britany Anderson and Amoy Brown, will open their quest in the women’s 100m hurdles.

Also in action will be 100m champion Briana Williams, who will have two rounds of 200m on the day.

See below the athletes and events to run in Jamaican times at World U20 Championships

Women’s 100mH – 
Britany Anderson (Heat 2) – 1:42 am and 
Amoi Brown (Heat 3) – 1:49 am

Men’s 800m heats – Kimar Farquharson (Heat 1) – 2:34 am

Women’s High Jump – 
Lamara Distin (Group B) – 3:40 am

Women’s 200m heats – 
Briana Williams (Heat 3) – 4:14 am

Men’s Triple Jump – 10:00 am
 Owayne Owens (Group A)

Women’s 4X100m – 
 Jamaica (Heat 2) – 10:13 am

Men’s 4X100m – Jamaica (Heat 2) – 10:38 am

Men’s 400m hurdles semi-finals – 12:10 pm Malik James-King (Heat 2) – 11:37 am and 
Leonardo Ledgister (Heat 3) 11:46 am

Women’s 200m Semi-Finals – 12:02 pm

Women’s 400mH Final – 12:26 pm Shiann Salmon

Men’s 400m Final – 12:35 pm 
Chantz Sawyers
 and Christopher Taylor


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