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The question of whether Jamaica’s National Championships will go ahead this year is still up in the air.

Dr Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), promised a decision soon.

The coronavirus, which has killed over 338,000 worldwide, caused many events, included the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, to be postponed or cancelled in the last three months.

World Athletics has set aside August 8-9 for National Championships around the world. Trials or Jamaica Championships would normally be the final weekend of June.

“The committee will meet and see if it is feasible and desirable to, in fact, have the national championships,” president Warren Blake told The Gleaner.

“There are no major meets to use the trial to select people for,” he pointed out while adding “apart from choosing the national champions, one of the main reasons for the national championships is to select teams.”

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