Several of the country’s top senior athletes will be on show at Saturday’s (26 March) John Wolmer Speedfest at the National Stadium.
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Doha 2019 world long jump champion Tajay Gayle, as well as Shanieka Ricketts and Rushell Clayton – both medal winners at those championships – will be in action.
Gayle will run the 100 meters against Racers Track Club’s Oblique Seville and Antonio Watson. Great Britain’s Zharnel Hughes, who trains at Racers, will also run that event. Elite Performance will offer Emre Barnes of Turkey, Tyreke Wilson and Waseem Williams to the lineup.
Jodean Williams, also of Racers, will run the women’s 100 meters against the Bahamas’ and MVP’s Anthonique Strachan.
Miguel Francis of Racers and Great Britain is down for the 200 meters, where he will face Nigel Ellis of MVP. Ellis will also run the 400 meters. Jura Levy, Natasha Morrison and Junelle Bromfield (with a personal best of 23.78 seconds) are down for the women’s 200 meters. Rushell Clayton will run the 400 meters.
Amoi Brown and Janieve Russell are listed for the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Rohan Cole will be up against Michael O’Hara in the 110-meter hurdles.
O’Dayne Richards returns to top shot put competition; Raymond Richards, who cleared 2.15 at Velocity Fest #8 this month, is in the high jump. Tissanna Hickling from Ricketts Performance will be one to watch in the triple jump.
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