Stacey-Ann Williams completed a perfect day for Jamaica juniors on Tuesday’s opening day (10 July) of the 16th IAAF World U20 Championships here in Tampere, Finland after she qualified for the second round of the women’s 400m.

She made sure all seven Jamaicans in action on Tuesday’s opening day progressed to semi-finals or finals.

Williams ran a season’s best 52.71 seconds, the third fastest of the first round, for second in her preliminary heat to India’s Hima Das (52.25 seconds) to earn an automatic berth in Wednesday’s semi-finals.

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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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