Natasha Morrison get second at 2021 ISTAF Berlin
Natasha Morrison

Ronald Levy and Natasha Morrison were the best-placed Jamaican at Sunday’s (12 Sept) ISTAF Berlin, a Germany’s World Athletics Continental Tour meeting.

Levy, who ran from lane five, was second across the line in the men’s 110m hurdles. He ran 13.11 to finish behind American Devon Allen, 13.11.

Damion Thomas, Jamaica’s Tampere 2018 world U20 champion, finished fourth in 13.44.

Morrison’s second-place finish came in the women’s 100m dash. She ran 11.09 to finish behind Daryll Neita of Great Britain, 11.04.

Briana Williams, 19, took third place with 11.16. Michelle-Lee Ahye of Trinidad and Tobago, 11.19, was fifth in the event.

Jaheel Hyde was also a third-place finisher at the ISTAF Berlin. Hyde’s 48.95 performance came in the men’s 400m hurdles, which went to Olympic champion and world record holder Karsten Warholm, 48.08.

In the men’s 100m, Nigel Ellis ran 10.23 for fourth. American Marvin Bracy won the event in 9.95, way ahead of Jeremiah Azu of Great Britain, 10.16.

Julian Forte, the other Jamaican, was disqualified.

Shadae Lawrence was the other Jamaican, and she finished fifth in the women’s discus with a throw of 60.49m. Valarie Allman won the event with 71.16m.

Anderson Peters, Grenada’s Doha 2019 world champion, finished fifth in the men’s javelin, his mark 80.51. Johannes Vetter of Germany continued to dominate with a winning throw of 88.76m.

The ISTAF Berlin celebrated 100 years.

Full Results for the ISTAF Berlin is at this link

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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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