Elaine Thompson in 200m at Jamaica Trials 2019
Elaine Thompson in 200m at Jamaica Trials 2019

Several top Jamaican athletes, including Olympic sprint double champion Elaine Thompson-Herah, are set to participate in the upcoming Tom Jones Memorial Invitational held in Florida. The event, set to start at 1 pm ET on Friday (14), ends Saturday (15) at the Percy Beard Track.

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Thompson-Herah will be among the contenders in the Olympic Development women’s 200m event. She will face American athletes Melissa Jefferson, Kyra Constantine, and Maia McCoy. Her former training partner at MVP, Junelle Bromfield, will also participate in the race.

In the men’s 200m event, Jamaican Nigel Ellis will face off against American world champion Noah Lyles. Eric Harrison, Dylan Borlee, Kevin Borlee, and Kendal Williams will also participate.
Jamaicans Sachin Dennis, Nigel Ellis, and Julian Forte will compete in the men’s 100m event, where they will face Canadian Andre De Grasse and American sprinter Noah Lyles.

Jamaican athletes Kevona Davis, Yanique Dayle, Ackera Nugent, and Julien Alfred will participate in the college women’s 100m event. Alfred and Dayle will also compete in the 200m event.
Rosealee Cooper will participate in the college women’s 100m hurdles.

In the women’s 400m event, Jamaican athletes Bromfield, Natoya Goule, and Stacey-Ann Williams will compete against American Dalilah Muhammad, the former world champion and record holder over 400m hurdles.

Jamaicans Akeem Bloomfield and Javon Francis will compete in the men’s 400m event alongside Erriyon Knighton and Jerome Richards. Other prominent athletes, including Jonathan Borlee, Quincy Hall, Rajay Hamilton, Matthew Hudson-Smith, and Alonzo Russell, will be in the mix.

Rasheed Broadbell will compete against American world champion Grant Holloway in the men’s 110m hurdles. The women’s 100m hurdles event will feature three Jamaican athletes, Kerrica Hill, Crystal Morrison, and former world champion Danielle Williams, who will compete against Tobi Amusan, Nia Ali, and Devynee Charlton.

FRIDAY Startlist

Friday Running Events Results

Start TimeEventResults
5:00 PMWomens 200 Dash CollegeResults/Start List
5:30 PMWomens 200 Dash Olympic DevelopmentResults/Start List
5:35 PMMens 200 Dash CollegeResults/Start List
6:00 PMMens 200 Dash Olympic DevelopmentResults/Start List
6:15 PMWomens 400 Hurdles CollegeResults/Start List
6:35 PMMens 400 Hurdles CollegeResults/Start List
6:55 PMWomens 3000 Steeplechase CollegeResults/Start List
7:10 PMMens 3000 Steeplechase CollegeResults/Start List
7:25 PMWomens 1500 Run CollegeResults/Start List
7:55 PMMens 1500 Run CollegeResults/Start List
8:15 PMWomens 5000 Run CollegeResults/Start List
8:40 PMMens 5000 Run CollegeResults/Start List

Friday Field Events Results

Start TimeEventResults
1:00 PMMens Hammer Throw CollegeResults/Start List
2:00 PMWomens Long Jump InvitationalResults/Start List
2:00 PMMens High Jump CollegeResults/Start List
2:00 PMMens Pole Vault CollegeResults/Start List
3:00 PMMens Long Jump InvitationalResults/Start List
3:15 PMWomens Hammer Throw CollegeResults/Start List
4:45 PMMens Javelin Throw CollegeResults/Start List
5:00 PMWomens Long Jump CollegeResults/Start List
6:10 PMWomens Javelin Throw CollegeResults/Start List
6:15 PMMens Shot Put InvitationalResults/Start List
6:30 PMMens High Jump InvitationalResults/Start List
7:00 PMMens Long Jump CollegeResults/Start List
7:35 PMWomens Shot Put InvitationalResults/Start List

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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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