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5 Jamaican Athletes Sign Endorsement Deals With Chinese Sportswear Company 361 Degrees

Five Jamaican athletes have signed endorsement deals with Chinese sportswear company, 361 Degrees. The athletes are former World 110 m hurdles champion Brigitte Foster-Hylton, sprinters Michael Frater and Kimmari Roach, and upcoming hurdlers Natasha Ruddock and Josef Robertson. The fast-growing company is reportedly the third largest sports and apparel company in China, and apparently seeking to raise its international profile via track and field.




Posted: October 16th, 2011 | Filed under: General | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Jamaican Men Fail To Qualify For 400 Metres Hurdles Finals In Daegu

All the Jamaican men – Josef Robertson, Isa Phillips and Leford Green – failed to qualify for the finals of the 400M hurdles event at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, earlier today. Phillips and Green finished fourth in their heats with times of 49.16 seconds and 49.29  respectively, while Robertson finished last in his heat, with a time of 50.39 seconds. Complete heat details below.

Heat 1

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark React
1 4 865 Javier Culson PUR 48.52 Q 0.203
2 3 882 Cornel Fredericks RSA 48.83 Q 0.143
3 6 1126 Angelo Taylor USA 48.86 q 0.171
4 5 1059 Jeshua Anderson USA 49.33 0.172
5 2 440 Jack Green GBR 49.62 0.199
6 8 1051 Stanislav Melnykov UKR 49.74 0.183
7 1 621 Takayuki Kishimoto JPN 50.05 0.148
8 7 603 Josef Robertson JAM 50.39 0.156

Heat 2

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark React
1 5 441 David Greene GBR 48.62 Q 0.147
2 4 306 Felix Sánchez DOM 49.01 Q 0.199
3 3 1010 Jehue Gordon TRI 49.08 0.167
4 6 599 Isa Phillips JAM 49.16 0.269
5 7 1058 Andrés Silva URU 49.63 0.200
6 1 954 Emir Bekric SRB 49.94 0.160
7 2 203 Mahau Suguimati BRA 50.89 0.174
8 8 1070 Kerron Clement USA 52.11 0.162

Heat 3

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark React
1 4 1087 Bershawn Jackson USA 48.80 Q 0.174
2 6 900 L.J. van Zyl RSA 49.05 Q 0.193
3 7 906 Aleksandr Derevyagin RUS 49.07 q (SB) 0.172
4 8 595 Leford Green JAM 49.29 0.208
5 3 479 Georg Fleischhauer GER 49.36 0.144
6 5 465 Nathan Woodward GBR 49.57 0.150
7 2 657 Vincent Kiplangat Kosgei KEN 49.71 0.176
8 1 277 Omar Cisneros CUB 50.10 0.189



Posted: August 30th, 2011 | Filed under: Daegu-2011 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Isa Phillips, Josef Robertson & Leford Green Qualify For 400M Hurdles Semis

Isa Phillips, Josef Robertson and Leford Green all qualified for the men’s 400M hurdles semi-finals at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea earlier today. Complete details from their qualifying heats are detailed below.

Heat 2

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark React
1 6 900 L.J. van Zyl RSA 48.58 Q 0.198
2 3 599 Isa Phillips JAM 48.64 Q (SB) 0.228
3 4 306 Felix Sánchez DOM 48.74 Q (SB) 0.204
4 5 1070 Kerron Clement USA 48.91 Q 0.173
5 2 657 Vincent Kiplangat Kosgei KEN 49.49 q (SB) 0.507
6 7 859 Jorge Paula POR 49.82 0.260
7 1 868 Jamele Mason PUR 49.98 0.181

Heat 4

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark React
1 5 1087 Bershawn Jackson USA 49.82 Q 0.178
2 2 1010 Jehue Gordon TRI 49.90 Q 0.193
3 6 603 Josef Robertson JAM 50.29 Q 0.214
4 4 440 Jack Green GBR 50.39 Q 0.199
5 7 236 Wen Cheng CHN 50.51 0.307
6 1 182 Kenneth Medwood BIZ 51.19 0.183
7 3 610 Takatoshi Abe JPN 51.90 0.196

Heat 5

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark React
1 1 1059 Jeshua Anderson USA 48.81 Q 0.172
2 7 465 Nathan Woodward GBR 49.06 Q 0.201
3 5 1051 Stanislav Melnykov UKR 49.24 Q (SB) 0.185
4 6 595 Leford Green JAM 49.45 Q 0.331
5 2 773 Kurt Couto MOZ 49.86 0.224
6 4 616 Yuta Imazeki JPN 50.92 0.226
7 3 774 Jean Antonio Vieillesse MRI 51.02 0.154

 




Posted: August 29th, 2011 | Filed under: Daegu-2011 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »