Shericka Jackson wins the women's 200m in Jamaica trials 2022
Shericka Jackson wins the women's 200m in Jamaica trials 2022

Jamaican Shericka Jackson is nominated for Moment of the month by World Athletics.

In a Twitter message, World Athletics asked fans to “Retweet to vote for @sherickajacko following her 21.55 200m at the Jamaican Championships.”

After winning the 100m, Shericka Jackson returned to blaze the track to dominate the 200m. She got off to a blistering start in the 200m to cover the entire field over the opening 100m before powering away from her rivals with the third-fastest time in history, 21.55.

Thompson-Herah, Williams see the bright side

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah was a distant second in 22.05 seconds, with Fraser-Pryce third in 22.14 secs.

Jackson’s time ranks her behind only world record holder Florence Griffith Joyner (21.34) and Thompson-Herah (21.53) on the all-time world list.

Sydney McLaughlin, who ran a world record 51.41 to lower her own world 400m hurdles record, is also nominated for the award.

Devon Allen, who ran 12.84 in New York on June 12 to win the men’s 110m hurdles and Mondo Duplantis’ world record clearance of 6.16m, are also in the runnings.

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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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