Briana Williams, the Jamaica National Championships
Briana Williams, the Jamaica National Championships

Briana Williams lowered her personal best at today’s Clemson Orange and Purple Elite Indoor meeting.

Williams, however, had to settle for second behind held Florida State’s Jayla Kirkland at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Williams’ time, 7.25secs bettered her first-round run of 7.27secs, but slower than Kirkland’s 7.17.

Gabriele Cunningham, running unattached, finished third in 7.27 seconds.

Florida State’s freshman Taylor Banks won the men’s 60m dash in 6.67s, just edging out Matthew Boling of Georgia, 6.68s.

Jeanine Williams, the other Jamaican at the meet, won her event, the women’s 60m hurdles in 8.07. She defeated Tia Jones, whop ran 8.15 and Imani Carothers of Georgia, 8.25.

Florida State’s Trey Cunningham won the men’s event in 7.61 ahead of Caleb Parker, his teammate, 7.64s.

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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.