Akeem Bloomfield
Akeem Bloomfield

MARIETTA, Georgia, USA – Jamaicans Akeem Bloomfield, Nathon Allen and Natalliah Whyte were winners at Saturday’s American Track League.

Whyte won both women sprints. In the 100m, Whyte ran 11.57 (-1.8m/s wind) and 23.59 (+0.1m/s wind) to beat Gabby Scott of Puerto Rico, 24.18.

Bloomfield’s victory came in the men’s 200m. He ran 20.80 to beat Jaron Flournoy, 21.06.

Allen topped the men’s 400m, running 46.50 to beat Champ Page, 46.53 and Justin Brooks, 47.26.

In the 100m, Bahamian Warren Fraser 10.41 (-0.3m/s) in heat two while Demek Kemp did 10.43 (-0.2) heat 1.

British Virgin Islands’ Chantal Malone achieved 6.60m (-0.2m/s) in the long jump to beat Tiffany Flynn, 6.47m.

Jamaican Sabina Allen with 13.70m finish behind Keturah Orji 13.83m in the triple jump.

Bermuda´s Tyrone Smith got 7.66m (+0.8) in the long jump and Chris Carter 16.36 (-0.8) in the triple jump.

Olympic winner Ryan Crouser improved the world shot put lead twice on the day. He threw 21.83m on his second attempt and 21.87m on his fifth. Behind him, Nick Ponzio equalled his PB 21.08m.

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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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