Jamaican Schoolgirl Alana Reid Makes Track and Field History with Sub-11 Second 100m Race
Alana Reid's Sub-11 Second 100m Race at ChampsLeaves Indelible Mark on Jamaican Track and Field History

Jamaica’s junior 100m record holder, Alana Reid, has officially signed a professional contract with Nike. Earlier this month, Reid also inked a deal with AMP Global Sports to handle her management.

According to AMP Global Sports at the time of Reid’s signing, “Get ready to witness her unstoppable determination as she takes on new heights with us.”

Reid boasts a personal best of 10.92 seconds, which she achieved during her victorious run in the Class 1 girls’ 100m event at Champs 2023.

Additionally, she holds a personal best of 22.92 seconds in the 200m.

In 2022, Reid played a pivotal role in securing gold for Jamaica in the women’s 4x100m relay at the Cali22 World U20 Championships. She also earned a bronze medal in the 200m, finishing behind her former Hydel schoolmate, Brianna Lyston, the gold medal winner.

AMP Global Sports expressed, “With her relentless determination and unrivaled passion, Alana is poised to redefine the boundaries of excellence 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.



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