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Wayne Pinnock with an automatic qualifying mark of 7.76m, on his first attempt, booked his place in the final of the men’s long jump here at the IAAF World U20 Championships.

Pinnock, who jumped 7.99m this season, is aiming for a personal best in the final, set for Wednesday afternoon. However, his PB is listed as 7.96m as there was no wind reading for the 7.99m

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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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