Janeek Brown
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Jamaican Janeek Brown continued her impressive form this season with a personal best in the women’s 100m hurdles at the NCAA Division I Championships.

Brown, representing the University of Arkansas, blazed to 12.53s at the Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, TX on Thursday night (6 June). She beat her previous best of 12.55, done last month in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

So far this season, all Brown’s times 12.98, 12.97. 12.91, 12.57, 12.84, 12.55, 12.89 and 12.71, were below 13 seconds.

Tonea Marshall of LSU, 12.67, and Anna Cockrell of USC, 12.69, both with personal best, are the second and third fastest.

Jamaican Jeanine Williams, representing Georgia Tech, also qualified for the final with 12.88.

Former Jamaica junior record holder Kiara Grant, 11.16s, booked her place in the women’s 100m final. Sha’Carri Richardson of LSU is the fastest qualifier with 10.99 while Kayla White of North Carolina A&T is next best with 11.01

The 2019 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships are underway at the Mike A. Myers Track and Soccer Stadium in Austin, Texas!

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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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