The Tyson Invitational will feature Tina Clayton, Brianna Lyston,
The Tyson Invitational will feature Tina Clayton, and Brianna Lyston

The Tyson Invitational will feature Tina Clayton, Brianna Lyston, and Tajay Gayle. This weekend’s event is set for the university’s campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

The women’s 60m lineup is set to be a nail-biting race featuring some of the biggest names in track and field.

World U20 Champion Brianna Lyston

Freshman Brianna Lyston from Louisiana State University (LSU) has shown tremendous promise in her young career and is definitely a runner to watch in this race. She is the world U20 champion and has already made a name for herself in the track and field world. 

Sadi Giles from Texas State, Leah Pettis from TAMU-Commerce, Cecilia Tamayo-Garza from Houston, Ariyonna Augustine from Ole Miss, and Kayleigh Prentiss from Barton County CC are also listed for Lyston’s heat 1.

The Tyson Invitational will feature Tina Clayton, Brianna Lyston,
The Tyson Invitational will feature Tina Clayton, and Brianna Lyston

Talented Athletes from Around the World

Jamaica’s two-time World U20 Tina Clayton and compatriots Natasha Morrison and Shockoria Wallace are also set to compete in the women’s open 60m. Clayton is a force to be reckoned with and will undoubtedly be giving her best performance at the Tyson Invitational. The race also features talented athletes from around the world, including Bahamian Anthonique Strachan, Americans Talliyah Brooks and Jada Baylark, and Cindy Sember of Great Britain.

Exciting Men’s 60m Event

The men’s 60m event is also set to be an exciting race, featuring Doha 2019 long jump champion Tajay Gayle and Michael Campbell. Jamaicans Rusheen McDonald, Jaheel Hyde, and Kemar Mowatt will be contesting the men’s 400m event.

Women’s 60m Hurdles

Amoi Brown and Daszay Freeman will contest the women’s 60m hurdles, adding to the already impressive lineup for the Tyson Invitational.

Favorites to Watch

Jamaican Arkansas Junior Dazay Freeman and LSU’s Thelma Davies are among the favorites to watch in the upcoming competition. Freeman will be running in heat 4, while Davies is expected to give a strong performance.

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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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