Edwin Allen wins 4x100m at Penn Relays 2019
Edwin Allen wins 4x100m at Penn Relays 2019

Kingston College, Edwin Allen and Holmwood shone brightest at Saturday’s Milo Western Relays held at GC Foster College in Spanish Town.

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KC Class 3 boys 4x100m team ran 43.75 to set a new record. They beat the previous record of 43.99, set four years ago. Excelsior finished second in 45.08.

The North Street boys also won in classes 1 and 2 with 40.63 and 42.32 respectively.

On the girls’ side, Edwin Allen won classes 1, 2 and 4 finals in 44.80, 44.66 and 48.35 respectively. Kevona Davis ran the second leg for Edwin Allen’s Class 1 team while Tia Clayton anchored the Class 2 team.

Holmwood topped the girls’ Class 3 event in 47.38.

Edwin Allen 4x200m girls’ open team, led by Tina Clayton, ran 1:34.02, a new meet record, to beat Holmwood, 1:36.04.

Holmwood topped the 4x400m in a new record 3:36.47. Edwin Allen finished second in 3:38.74.

Naggohead Primary girls won their section in a record 52.58 while Greater Portmore 49.77 won the boys’ event, also in a record 49.77.

Holmwood’s Kiara Meikle ran 11.20 to lower the Class 3 80m hurdles record of 11.33. Kelly-Ann Carr of Edwin Allen ran 11.07 to equal the Class 4 girls’ 70m hurdles record.

Rickeisha Simms of Edwin Allen ran 2:12.76 for a new women’s 800m open record.

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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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