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TEXAS, USA – Jamaicans Shiann Salmon and Verone Chambers were winners at the Texas A&M Invitational held on Saturday, 22 Feb at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium, College Station.

Salmon, a member of Jamaica’s Doha 2019 World Championships team, won the women’s 400m in 53.74.

Jania Martin of Texas A&M 54,04 and Diana Granados of Northwestern 57.58, were second and third respectively.

Chambers topped the women’s 300m in 38.20. She beat fellow Caribbean athletes, Kanika Beckles of Grenada, 38.76 and Semoy Hackett of Trinidad and Tobago, 39.24.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Deon Lendore was the men’s 300m winner in 33.21. He beat Warren Hazel of St. Kitts and Nevis, 33.97

James Benson of Southeastern Louisiana University won the men’s 400m in 46.34.

Jamaican Chanice Bonner, 7.51 finished third in the women’s 60m dash. Amber Ivy of Texas A&M won the event in 7.43.

Ryan Martin won the men’s 60m dash in 6.80.

Guyanese Brenessa Thompson, 24.15, was 5th in the women’s 200m. Ashley Spencer was the event’s winner in 23.28.

James Benson of Southeastern Louisiana University won the men’s 200m in 21.07.

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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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