Andrew Hudson wins the men's 200m final at the NACAC Open Championships in Freeport, Grand Bahamas
Andrew Hudson wins the men's 200m final at the NACAC Open Championships in Freeport, Grand Bahamas
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Jamaica’s Andrew Hudson set a new personal best time of 10.12 seconds (+0.8 m/s) to win the men’s 100-meter race at the 17th Annual Spring Break Classic held at the Pista Basilio Rodriguez Stadium in Carolina, Puerto Rico on Saturday, March 18th. Olympic champion Steven Gardiner was also impressive when winning the 300m in a very quick time.

Hudson’s time improved his previous lifetime best by 0.01 seconds and broke the previous meeting record of 10.32 seconds set by Yohandris Andujar in 2015, and the NACAC 200m champion, was pleased with his solid start to the season. – Read Also – Elaine Thompson-Herah wins Women’s 60m at Karsten Warholm Invitational

Puerto Rico’s Diego Gonzalez took second place with a personal best time of 10.30 seconds, and Rikkio Braithwaite from the British Virgin Islands finished third with a time of 10.32 seconds.

In the women’s 800m race, Aziza Ayoub from Puerto Rico won with a time of 2:06.17, breaking the meeting record. Her compatriot, Priscila Morales Escobales, finished second with a time of 2:07.17.

Anabel Medina from the Dominican Republic won the women’s 400m race with a time of 51.78 seconds. In the men’s 600m race, Ryan Sanchez Estrada from Puerto Rico won in 1:13.97, defeating Michael Cherry from the USA, who finished second with a time of 1:14.36.

On Friday, Olympic champion Steven Gardiner from The Bahamas won the men’s 300m after posting a fast time of 31.59 seconds to dominate the event in his outdoor season debut.

Two-time Commonwealth Games champion Kyron McMaster of the British Virgin Islands finished second to Gardiner with a time of 32.96 seconds. 

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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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