Danielle Williams 100m Hurdles
Danielle Williams 100m Hurdles

Danielle Williams was the only Jamaican winner on Friday’s (24 January) opening day of the Bob Pollock Meet in Clemson.

Jamaica’s Beijing 2015 World 100m hurdles champion, Williams, won the women’s 300m, the first of her career, in 37.21 seconds.

Williams, the Doha 2019 100m hurdles bronze medallist, was the only runner below 38 seconds. Two other Jamaicans, Patrice Moody, representing Auburn, 40.93, Leah Nugent, DQ’ed, were also apart of the event.

Natoya Goule did not start.

The men’s 300m saw a clash of 400m hurdlers. BVI’s Kyron McMaster, 32.91 beat his training partner and Jamaican Kemar Mowatt, 33.57s.

In the women’s 400m, Tovea Jenkins ran 54.24 to finish behind winner T’Sheila Mungo, 53.64.

Cameron Parker ran 47.35 to win the men’s 400m.

In the women’s 60m dash for Olympic Development athletes, Guyanese Jasmine Abrams, 7.28 and Chantel Malone of BVI, 7.55, were third and fifth respectively. Javianne Oliver won the race in 7.16s.

Jeremy Bascom of Guyana with 6.78 took second behind American Maurice Eaddy, 6.65, in the men’s Olympic Development 60m dash.

Ka’Tia Seymour of Florida State topped the women’s 60m dash in 7.25 while Christopher Grant of Auburn took the men’s race in 6.66.

Tia Jones won the women’s 60m hurdles in 8.12, beating Imani Carothers 8.20. Kori Carter was fourth in 8.40s.

Trey Cunningham won the men’s 60m hurdles in 7.67. Caleb Parker was second in 7.68 while Aleec Harris, who competed at the Beijing 2015 and London 2017 World Athletics Championships for the USA, did not start after qualifying for the final with 7.79s.

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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.