Janeek Brown

Janeek Brown set a new National 100m hurdles record of 12.40 seconds at today’s NCAA National Championships.

Brown’s time, the second best Collegiate all-time mark, erased Brigitte Foster-Hylton’s 2003 record of 12.45s. Chanel Brissett of USC, 12.52 and Tonea Marshall of LSU, 12.66 were second and third respectively.

Another Jamaican, Jeanine WILLIAMS, representing Georgia Tech, finished 4th in 12.74s.

Brown, representing the University of Arkansas, blazed to 12.53s at the Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, TX on Thursday night (6 June) in the semis.

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.

Brown later returned 22.40 for 4th in the women’s 200m final, won by Anglerne Annelus of USC in 22.16, just ahead of World junior 100m record holder Sha’Carri Richardson of LSU, 22.17s.


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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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