Steven Gardiner
Steven Gardiner

Steven Gardiner and Trevor Berry, both from The Bahamas, secured wins at the 2018 Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in Chorzow, Poland on Wednesday (Aug 22).

In the men’s 400m, Steven Gardiner, who was running his first race since May 20, topped the field in 44.43 seconds. Karol Zalewski of Poland, 45.32 and American Christian Taylor, 45.34 took the minor places.

Barry cleared the high jump bar at 2.27m for his victory. American Jeron Robinson was second with 2.24m.

Jamaican Kerron Stewart ran 11.41s for 4th place in the women’s 100m. Ewa Swoboda of Poland won the event in 11.23.

Jamaican Odayne Richards finished sixth in the men’s shot put with 19.90. European champion Michal Haratyk won with 21.33m.

Ivet Lalova-Collio of Belgium and Crystal Emmanuel of Canada, both tied for second with 11.31s.

Caster Semenya, the South African middle-distance hero, won the women’s 400m in 50.06s.

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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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