Jamaica's Warren Weir (200m 3rd in 2012, 2nd in 2013) sat down with us at his favorite hangout spot in Jamaica... a carwash?!? Warren chats about training, goals, and world records.
Had it not been for a late entry application filing, this year’s running of the Penn Relays the 118th, would have marked the 50th anniversary of the first ever high school track team from Jamaica, to make the sojourn to the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field. Instead, the talent-laden relay squad from Kingston College had to literally cool their jets in Kingston until April 1964, to make their first appearance at the world-famous relays. And what a grand entrance that was? (via www.kctimes.org)
Fedrick Dacres, Traves Smikle, O’Dayne Richards, Chad Wright, Ashinia Miller. What do all these names have in common? They are all athletes who in the last four or five years put Jamaica’s name on the map in track and field in the throws, be it discus or shot put.
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 1 with the Youngster Goldsmith meet at the National Stadium in Kingston in St. James. See link to results here.
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 8 with the Milo Western Relays at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St. James. See link to results here.
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 8 with the Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium in Kingston. See link to results here
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 8 with the King of the Ring throws meet in Kingston. See link to results here.
The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on January 11 with the JAAA Kirkvine meet in Manchester. See link to results here.
The 2014 Jamaican high school season continued on January 11, with the Douglas Forrest Invitational. See link to results here.
Wolmer’s Boys School’s Christoff Bryan is aiming to surpass his personal best 2.20m in 2014 as he sets his sights on winning the high jump at this year’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Wolmer’s Girls School has been the top corporate area girls’ school at the annual Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys & Girls Athletic Championships for the last five seasons and team coach Michael Carr is aiming to keep things that way.
MUNRO College had several fantastic seasons at the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Boys & Girls Athletic Championships, with star sprinter Delano Williams leading their campaign.
The Jamaican high school development track season began on January 4, 2014 with the Jamaica College/Pure Water Invitational Meet at the school's campus on Old Hope Road in Kingston.