Shiann Salmon grateful to be at Tokyo 2020
Shiann Salmon grateful to be at Tokyo 2020
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AUSTIN, Texas – Jamaican athlete Shiann Salmon, who represented ADIDAS, took the top spot in the Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles at the Texas Invitational on Friday, April 28th. Salmon dominated the competition by finishing in 55.83 seconds, securing her position from lane 5 of heat 1.

Alanah Yukich, representing the UTSA Roadrunners, finished second in 57.74 seconds. Meanwhile, Brooke Jaworski of the Texas Longhorns claimed the third spot with 58.78 seconds, running from lane 6 of heat 1. Janeil Bellille of Athletic Texas finished fourth with a time of 1:00.07.

In the Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles, Kody Blackwood, also from the Texas Longhorns, took first place with a time of 51.36 seconds.

Chris Brinkley, another member of the Texas Longhorns, secured second place in lane 7 of heat 1, finishing with a time of 51.59 seconds. Quivell Jordan-Bacot of HurdleMechanic clinched the third spot, finishing in 51.84 seconds in lane 6 of heat 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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