Track and Field Fans Rejoice: Douglas Forrest Meet Returns After Two-Year Break
Track and Field Fans Rejoice: Douglas Forrest Meet Returns After Two-Year Break
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After a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Douglas Forrest Invitational Track and Field Invitational Meet will return with another staging at GC Foster College in St Catherine this Saturday, January 14.

The meet gets underway at 8:30 am.

The events to be contested are the 200m, 800m, 1500m, 3000 for male and female,  5000m, 400 hurdles, Medley Relays, and 4x400m, while the field events include the Long jump, Triple jump, Shot Put and Discus for both male and female athletes.

8:30 a.m. 400M Hurdles Female Open
8:45 a.m. 400M Hurdles Male Class 2
9:00 a.m. 400M Hurdles Male Class 1
9:20 a.m. 3000M Female Open
9:45 a.m. 5000M Male Open
10:00 a.m. 800M Female Class 1/ Open
10:15 a.m. 800M Female Class 2
10:30 a.m. 800M Female Class 3
10:45 a.m. 800M Male Class 1/ Open
11:00 a.m. 800M Male Class 2
11:15 a.m. 800M Male Class 3
11:45 a.m. 200M Female Class 4
12:15 p.m. 200M Female Class 3
1:15 p.m. 200M Female Class 2
1:45 p.m. 200M Female Class 1
2:20 p.m. 200M Female Special Olympics
2:50 p.m. 200M Male Class 3
3:10 p.m. 200M Male Class 2
4:00 p.m. 200M Male Class 1
4:15 p.m. 200M Male Special Olympics
4:20 p.m. 1500M Male Class 3
4:30 p.m. 1500M Female Class 3
4:45 p.m. 1500M Male Class 2
5:00 p.m. 1500M Female Class 1/ Open
5:15 p.m. 1500M Male Class 1/ Open
5:20 p.m. Medley Relay Female Open
5:35 p.m. Medley Relay Male Open
5:45 p.m. 4 x 400M Female Open
6:00 p.m. 4 x 400M Male Open

8:30 a.m. Long Jump Boys Class 1
Long Jump Girls  Class3
Long Jump Boys Class 2
Long Jump Girls  Class 2
Long Jump Boys Class 3
Long Jump Girls  Class 1          

9:00 a.m. Shot Putt Boys Class 2
10:45 a.m. Shot Putt Girls  Class 1
10:45 a.m. Shot Putt Female Open
12:30 p.m. Shot Putt Boys Class 1
2:30 p.m. Shot Putt Male Open

3:30 p.m. Shot Putt Girls  Class 2          
3:00 p.m. Triple Jump Girls Open
Triple Jump Boys Open          

9:00 a.m. Discus Girls Class 3
11:00 a.m. Discus Boys Class1
12:45 a.m. Discus Men Open

1:45 a.m. Discus Girls Class 2
3:00 a.m. Discus Boys Class 2
4:00 p.m. Discus Girls Class 1

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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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