Jamaican Schoolgirl Alana Reid Makes Track and Field History with Sub-11 Second 100m Race
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Sanjay Ayre, a Jamaican Olympian and organizer of the Puma East Coast International Showcase in Maryland, USA, is highly optimistic about the meet scheduled for this weekend.

Ayre, who won a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, is expecting some key clashes among high school students to be the highlights of the event.

Some of the young stars expected to participate include Jamaicans Alana Reid, Delano Kennedy, Bryan Levell, Alexis James, and Adrian Kerr, as well as BVI’s Adaejah Hodge, Quincy Wilson, and American Issam Asinga, who recently beat Noah Lyles with a time of 19.96.

Ayre’s partner in the meet is fellow Jamaican Olympian Juliet Campbell. Fans can expect an exciting and highly competitive event as these young athletes showcase their talents on the track.

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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.