Christopher Taylor named in Jamaica's team for IAAF World U20 Championships
Christopher Taylor named in Jamaica's team for IAAF World U20 Championships

Nickel Ashmeade ran his second race in three years, and Christopher Taylor opened his season, both at Saturday’s Showdown in Otown, Florida.

Ashmeade, a member of Jamaica’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games 4x100m gold medalist winning team, ran 10.33 in heats of the men’s 100m.

Taylor, the other Jamaican in the event, ran 10.44 in the heats and 10.42 in the final.

Senoy-Jay Givens, also of Jamaica, ran 10.25 in the heats and 10.21 in the final.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Keston Bledmon ran 10.46 on the day.

Kenny Bednarek won the final in 10.14 seconds.

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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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