Tajay Gayle wins men's long jump title at Doha 2019 --- Velocity Fest
DOHA, QATAR - SEPTEMBER 28: Tajay Gayle of Jamaica competes in the Men's Long Jump final during day two of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on September 28, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF)

World champion Tajay Gayle was a third-place finisher at today’s Galà dei Castelli in Bellinzona, Switzerland.

Gayle, who surprised many when he won the Doha 2019 world long jump title, leapt 7.99m.

Kristian Pulli of Finland won the event with 8.08m ahead of Rushawal Samaai of Bahrain, 8.04m.

Aaron Mallett of USA won the men’s 110m hurdles in 13.34 ahead of Jason Joseph, 13.40 and Antonio Alkana, 13.40.

Ludvy Vaillant of France topped the men’s 400m hurdles in 49.22. He beat David Kendziera 49.67 and Thomas Barr, 50.00.

Nadine Visser won the women’s 100m hurdles in 12.79 ahead of Luminosa Bogliolo, 12.82 and Lotta Harala, 13.19.

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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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