Jamaican sprinting talent Kiara Grant won the women's 200m at the Great Dane Classic here on Saturday, 11 January.
Kiara Grant


Jamaican ladies opened their account for NCAA National placements at the East Preliminary in Jacksonville, Florida, on Thursday (27 May).

Twelve (12) from the east will join the same amount from the west at Nationals in the sprints, while the other events will take 12 overall. 

How to Watch NCAA East Preliminary Live Stream or to Watch NCAA Regionals Live Stream and follow Live results are available here.

Meanwhile, Tonea Marshall of LSU was in blistering form, running 12.49 seconds to lead the qualifiers in the women’s 100m hurdles. 

Jamaican Trishauna Hemmings, representing Clemson, also qualified with 13.10.

In the women’s 100m, Kiara Grant, 11.38, Yanique Dayle, 11.39 and Shiann Hyde, 11.48 are the Jamaicans into the next round.

Joella Lloyd of Antigua and Barbuda also qualified with 11.50.

Dayle, 23.45 and Lloyd, 23.47, are also in the next round of the women’s 200m.

Andrenette Knight, 55.90, leads the 400m hurdles qualifiers into the next round. Jamaican Nicolee Foster, 58.79, also advanced to the quarterfinals.

For those who would like to follow all the coverage from the West Regional live results will be here while for the live stream of the meet you can check the links below. For East Regional results follow this link.

Live Stats | 2021 NCAA East Preliminary Round
Heat Sheets: Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday
Video Stream: Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Live Stats | 2021 NCAA West Preliminary Round
Heat Sheets: Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday
Video Stream FREEWednesday Thursday | Friday Saturday

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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.