Palio Città della Quercia - Oblique Seville runs 9.86 at JAAA Jubilee Series 2.1
Oblique Seville

KINGSTON, Jamaica (May 20) – Oblique Seville emerged victorious in a thrilling showdown, defeating former World champion Yohan Blake at Saturday’s JAAA All-Comers Meet held at the National Stadium.

Seville, a rising star in the sprinting world, demonstrated his remarkable speed and agility, crossing the finish line in an impressive season-best time of 9.94 seconds to claim the top spot.

Despite his age, Blake showcased his enduring prowess, outpacing several younger sprinters with a commendable time of 10.15 seconds.

The competition also witnessed Nigel Ellis, who secured a respectable third place by clocking 10.22 seconds, and Tyquendo Tracey, who finished in fourth place with a time of 10.26 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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