Shaina Harrison wins in Canada
Shaina Harrison

Damar Whyte won the men’s long jump at the Ontario Open Championships in Canada on the weekend (8-9 Feb).

Whyte, a former UTech athlete, leapt 7.60m for the victory ahead of Yordanys Garcia (DMA) 7.55m.

Shaina Harrison (pictured on the front) won the women’s 60m dash in 7.37 ahead of Sade McCreath-Tardiel, 7.40 and Aiyanna Stiverne, 7.49.

In the U18 60m, Gabrielle Cole was the winner in 7.65.

Brittany Crew threw 18.81m to win the women’s shot put ahead of Sarah Mitton, 17.78m and Trinity Tutti 16.00m.

In Edmonton at the Pandas Open, Benjamin Williams won the men’s 60m in 6.68 ahead of Malachi Murray, 6.75. Williams ran 6.76 in the heats.

Karson Lehner won the men’s 300m event in 33.64 while Vaughn Taylor took the 600m in 1.19.30.

On the women’s side, Sandra Latrace, 7.50 took the women’s 60m while Kendra Farmer, 39.24 was the 300m winner.

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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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