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Jamaica’s double Olympic sprint champion, Elaine Thompson-Herah, will continue her impressive performance this season by competing in the women’s 200-meter race at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational.

The event, hosted by Florida Gators at the Percy Beard Track, will take place this weekend (April 14-15).

Thompson-Herah has won two 60-meter races this season, including one indoor race, and ran a 400-meter event in Kingston. In the half-lap event, she will compete against American athletes Melissa Jefferson, Kyra Constantine, and Maia McCoy.

Junelle Bromfield, a fellow Jamaican athlete and former training partner of Thompson-Herah at MVP, will also participate in the event.

The Tom Jones Memorial Invitational is an essential opportunity for Thompson-Herah to continue her outstanding performance this season. The athlete hopes to add another victory to her already impressive record and further cement her position as one of the world’s top sprinters.


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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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