Shericka Jackson for Brussels Diamond League on Friday (3 Sept) Velocity Fest - for Birmingham DL
Shericka Jackson

CHORZOW, Poland – Jamaican Shericka Jackson has pulled out of Sunday’s (5 Sept) LOTTO Kamila Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold Meet.

Jackson, the bronze medallist from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, was expected to face off with silver medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

However, Shericka Jackson, who ran all Diamond League meets after Tokyo 2020, decided to rest before next weekend’s Wanda Diamond League final in Zurich.

After running 21.98 on Friday for second to Christine Mboma of Namibia 21.84 in the Brussels Diamond League, Jackson said she was looking forward to returning to Jamaica in a social media post. 

She also said she has two races to end her season.

Before Brussels, Shericka Jackson ran 10.76 at the Prefontaine Classic, 10.92 in Lausanne and 10.97 in Paris.

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