Elaine Thompson-Herah
Elaine Thompson-Herah starts training at Mico University College on Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Olympic Games sprint double champion Elaine Thompson-Herah has started her pre-season training at a new base, the Mico University College in Kingston.

Thompson-Herah, who won the Tokyo 2020 100m and 200m titles, shared a photograph of herself on the Mico University College field.

Jamaica’s 1984 world 400m champion Bertland Cameron conditions his Cameron Blazers Club athletes from Mico University College; he also coaches Mico’s athletics team.

Trackalerts.com was reliably informed that Thompson-Herah will be guided by Cameron along with her husband, Derron Herah.

In her social media post, Thompson-Herah shared only: “Day 1 under the watchful eyes … I’m Immortal.”

Elaine Thompson-Herah
Elaine Thompson-Herah starts training at Mico University College on Tuesday, 19 October 2021

The first woman to win back-to-back Olympic Games 100m/220m titles, Thompson-Herah decided to part ways with her longtime club, Jamaica’s MVP, where coach Stephen Francis has guided her to all her successes to date, including that of being the fastest woman alive, with 10.54 (100m) and 21.53 (200m).

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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.