Jamaican sprinting talent Kiara Grant won the women's 200m at the Great Dane Classic here on Saturday, 11 January.
Kiara Grant

Kiara Grant won the women’s 60m dash at Saturday’s Mid-Eastern Conference Championships in Landover, Maryland.

Grant, formerly of Alpha, topped the field in 7.22 seconds. The Norfolk State junior beat North Carolina A&T pair of Cambrea Sturgis, 7.26 and Kayla Foy, 7.39.

The 19-year-old Jamaican sprinter, who ran 7.38 in the heats, took silver in the 200m. Her time of 23.64 was only bettered on the day by Sturgis’ 23.61.

Grant also ran on Norfolk State’s 4x400m relay team, which finished fifth in 3:53.72. North Carolina A&T won the event in 3:42.07.

Jaylan Mitchell of North Carolina A&T won the men’s 60m in 6.67 and Joseph Amoah of Coppin State, the men’s 200m in 21.09.

Randolph Ross of North Carolina A&T with 46.25 and Delecia McDuffie 54.13 were the male and female 400m respective winners.

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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.