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Yohan Blake wins the men's 100m final in 9.90 ahead of Julian Forte 10.04 and Senoj-Jay Givans 10.05 #JAMTrials

Julian Forte beat Yohan Blake over 100m at Saturday’s (25 July) Velocity Fest Series Meet 3 at Jamaica College in Kingston.

A 2.1m/s wind supported Forte’s 9.96. Blake finished second in 10.07 (results below).

Nesta Carter, who won heat 5, finished 3rd overall in 10.18 while Romario Williams was 4th in 10.19.

In the men’s 200m, Emmanuel Callender, 21.38 beat Hansle Parchment, 21.82 and Matthew Howell, 25.53.

Meanwhile, Tissanna Hickling was the lone, long jumper. She finished with 6.27m (3.8m/s wind).

Joseph Ramie won the men’s long jump with 7.25m.

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Event 14  Men 100 Meter Dash
 Meet Record:   10.03  18/7/2020   Julian Forte, MVP                    
    Name                    Year Team                    Finals         
Section  1     Wind: 1.7                                                
  1 Ramie, Joseph                Mvp Track & Fiel         10.69         
  2 Hamilton, Austin             Mvp Track & Fiel         10.73         
  3 Evans, Troy                  Mvp Track & Fiel         10.95         
Section  2     Wind: 1.1                                                
  1 Green, Kemar                 Mvp Track & Fiel         10.67         
  2 Rawlins, Javon               GC Foster College        10.94         
Section  3     Wind: 1.9                                                
  1 Callender, Emmanuel          Pelicans Track Club      10.39         
  2 Goldson, Khadrian            GC Foster College        10.46         
  3 Williams, Delano             Mvp Track & Fiel         10.53         
  4 Campbell, Micheal            Mvp Track & Fiel         10.67         
Section  4     Wind: 1.7                                                
  1 Ellis, Nigel                 Mvp Track & Fiel         10.34         
  2 Bentley, Michael             Mvp Track & Fiel         10.37         
  3 Watson, Antonio              Petersfield High         10.39         
  4 Barnswell, Ramone            Mvp Track & Fiel         10.57         
Section  5     Wind: 1.6                                                
  1 Carter, Nesta                Mvp Track & Fiel         10.18         
  2 Bailey, Oshane               Sprintec Track Club      10.32         
Section  6     Wind: 2.1                                                
  1 Forte, Julian                Mvp Track & Fiel          9.96         
  2 Blake, Yohan                 Titans                   10.07         
  3 Williams, Romario            GC Foster College        10.19         
  4 Tracey, Tyquendo             Tumbleweed               10.25



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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.