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Jacques Harvey Leaves MVP Track Club For Lance Brauman’s Camp

Reports indicate that one of Jamaica’s most promising young sprinters, 21 year old Jacques Harvey, has left the MVP Track Club for the programme of Florida-based coach Lance Brauman. There he will reportedly join up with fellow Jamaicans Ramone McKenzie and Nickel Ashmeade along with American superstar Tyson Gay.

Harvey’s most notable achievements thus far are: (1) Winning gold in the 100m (time of 10.14 seconds) at the 2011 World University Games in China and (2) Winning the college 100m race at the Penn Relays earlier this year.




Posted: September 10th, 2012 | Filed under: General | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Jamaicans At The 2012 Rome Diamond League – Results

Several Jamaicans competed earlier today in various events at the latest Diamond League event in Rome, Italy. The highlight of the day, was Usain Bolt winning the men’s 100m race at the event, in a 2012 world-leading time of 9.76 seconds. Below we’ve featured detailed results of events in which Jamaicans participated at the 2012 Rome Diamond League earlier today.

Men’s 100m

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
BOLT Usain
JAM
9.76
WL,MR
0.152
4
2
2
POWELL Asafa
JAM
9.91
0.159
6
1
3
LEMAITRE Christophe
FRA
10.04
SB
0.147
1
4
4
COLLINS Kim
SKN
10.05
SB
0.163
5
CLARKE Lerone
JAM
10.16
0.167
6
ROACH Kimmari
JAM
10.23
0.125
7
HARVEY Jacques
JAM
10.24
0.131
8
WAUGH Ainsley
JAM
10.30
0.154
9
MAGAKWE Simon
RSA
10.33
0.246

Women’s Triple Jump

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT
WIND
DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
1
SALADUKHA Olha
UKR
14.75
+0.1
=SB
4
2
x
(+2.0)
14.75
(+0.1)
x
(-0.5)
14.18
(+0.5)
14.72
(+1.2)
14.63
(-0.3)
2
RYPAKOVA Olga
KAZ
14.73
-1.2
SB
6
1
14.46
(+0.7)
14.13
(-0.4)
14.47
(0.0)
14.63
(+1.2)
14.52
(-0.8)
14.73
(-1.2)
3
IBARGUEN Caterine
COL
14.71
+0.1
1
4
14.17
(-1.3)
14.65
(+0.7)
x
(-0.6)
14.58
(-0.2)
14.56
(+1.3)
14.71
(+0.1)
4
ALDAMA Yamilé
GBR
14.65
-0.3
14.10
(-1.2)
14.65
(-0.3)
5
WILLIAMS Kimberly
JAM
14.52
+0.7
PB
x
(-0.4)
14.52
(+0.7)
x
(0.0)
14.10
(-0.4)
14.33
(-0.7)
x
(+0.3)
6
LA MANTIA Simona
ITA
13.87
-0.2
13.87
(-0.2)
13.51
(-0.3)
13.68
(-0.4)
13.81
(-0.7)
x
(+0.2)
13.62
(-0.5)
7
ŠESTAK Marija
SLO
13.74
-0.3
SB
13.74
(-0.3)
x
(+1.1)
13.57
(+0.6)
13.67
(+0.8)
x
(+1.5)
x
(-0.4)
8
DA SILVA COSTA Keila
BRA
13.55
+0.3
2
3
13.26
(+1.3)
13.55
(+0.3)
13.50
(+0.3)
x
(+0.1)
13.48
(+1.3)
13.43
(-0.4)

Women’s 400m Hurdles

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
SPENCER Kaliese
JAM
54.39
SB
0.153
6
1
2
DEMUS Lashinda
USA
54.80
SB
0.171
2
3
3
BROWN T’Erea
USA
54.96
0.194
1
4
4
HEJNOVÁ Zuzana
CZE
55.09
SB
0.155
5
ODUMOSU Ajoke
NGR
55.20
0.252
6
HARRISON Queen
USA
55.66
SB
0.149
7
ANTYUKH Natalya
RUS
55.83
0.172
8
WALKER Melaine
JAM
56.26
0.237
4
2
9
GENTILI Manuela
ITA
56.36
0.185

Women’s 100m

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
AHOURE Murielle
CIV
11.00
NR
0.159
4
1
2
FRASER-PRYCE Shelly-Ann
JAM
11.06
0.197
3
3
3
STEWART Kerron
JAM
11.10
0.161
1
5
4
JONES-FERRETTE Laverne
ISV
11.18
SB
0.149
5
LALOVA Ivet
BUL
11.27
SB
0.153
6
SIMPSON Sherone
JAM
11.28
0.154
7
ASUMNU Gloria
NGR
11.30
0.177
8
BARBER Mikele
USA
11.39
0.177
9
CALVERT Schillonie
JAM
11.47
0.168

Women’s 100m Hurdles

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT REACTION TIME DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING
1
HARPER Dawn
USA
12.66
0.180
4
2
2
WELLS Kellie
USA
12.67
0.153
4
3
3
FOSTER-HYLTON Brigitte Ann
JAM
12.78
0.156
5
1
4
PERRY Michelle
USA
12.78
0.173
5
LOPES-SCHLIEP Priscilla
CAN
12.81
0.169
6
PORTER Tiffany
GBR
12.84
0.233
7
CARRUTHERS Danielle
USA
12.87
SB
0.168
8
CARAVELLI Marzia
ITA
12.96
0.178
JONES Lolo
USA
DNF
0.176

 




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Jamaicans at the 2012 Daegu World Challenge Meeting – Results

Several Jamaicans participated in the Daegu IAAF World Challenge Meet which took place in South Korea earlier today. Here are some results:

Sprinter Aleen Bailey, ran a time of 11.34 seconds in the women’s 100m race, to finish second behind American, Carmelita Jeter. Just prior to that, Bailey posted a time of 23.15 seconds in the women’s 200m event, to finish third behind LeShaunte Moore (22.71) and ChaRonda Williams (22.82).

Brigitte Foster-Hylton, who is still on the ‘comeback trail’, managed a time of 13.00 seconds to finish third in the women’s 100m hurdles race behind the American pair of Dawn Harper (12.65) and Kellie Wells (12.66).

Jacques Harvey, running in the men’s 100m race, finished third with a time of 10.16 seconds, behind Justin Gatlin (9.93) and Mike Rodgers (10.06).

In the men’s 110m hurdles race, Dwight Thomas finished fourth with a time of 13.63 seconds, behind Aries Merritt (13.21), David Oliver (13.22), and Jason Richardson (13.34).




Posted: May 16th, 2012 | Filed under: IAAF World Challenge | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »