Ashanti Moore returens with win at JC meet 2020
Ashanti Moore of Hydel wins at Champs 2019
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Ashanti Moore and Kimar Farquharson were in record-breaking form at Saturday’s (8 Feb) Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium in Kingston.

Full Results of Camperdown Classic

Calabar High’s Farquharson was on fire, running 1:49.46 in the Class 1 boys’ 800m to beat his teammate Rivaldo Marshall 1:53.41 and the previous mark of 1:50.60 set 13 years ago by Theon O’Connor.

Moore, in the Class 1 girls’ 100m dash, ran unchallenged to cross the finish line in 11.47secs, beating the old record of 11.73 set back in 2017 by Junine Goodison.

The 19-year-old, who stunned many at Champs last year with 11.17secs to win the Class 1 girls 100m, beat Crystal Morrison of St. Jago, 11.63.

Also setting new 100m record was Moore’s teammate Shenese Walker, who won the Class 2 girls event in 11.89. She ran into a -0.2m/s wind to beat the previous mark of 11.90 set by Sr. Jago’s Joanne Reid in 2019.

In the Class 3 girls’ 800m, Kitania Headley of St. Catherine ran 2:16.17 to beat the previous record mark of 2:16.27.

St. Jago girls’ ran 47.16 to beat Hydel 47.91 in Class 4 4x100m. Both went below the previous mark of 48.08.

Hydel classes 2 and 3 girls were also in record-breaking form. They ran 45.76 to win Class 2 ahead of Wolmer’s 46.34 and 45.77 to take Class 3 over St. Jago 47.26.
Hydel also won class 1 in 45.53.

On the boys’ side, JC won Class 1 in 40.65; STETHS Class 2 in 41.72; KC Class 3 in 44.13 and Wolmer’s Class 4 in 46.55

In the field, St. Jago’s Shantae Foreman, 1.75m and Trevoy Smith of Herbert Morrison, 1.70m, set new records in the Class 2 girls’ and boys’ Class 3, high jump events, respectively.

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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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