Champs 2019 – Day 1 News Roundup

Here’s a roundup of the news stories from Day One of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium, as per The Gleaner:

“Calabar’s sprint star Christopher Taylor seemed to have picked up an injury on his way to winning heat One of the boys Class One 200m at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium last evening.  ” Read more about Calabar, Edwin Allen, Holmwood, St. Jago, Mount Alvernia, Wolmer’s, Manchester here: CHAMPS 2019 | Concerns For Taylor While Davis Soars

“Jamaica’s College’s (JC) Jayd’n Johnson produced an impressive performance to capture Heat Two of the boys Class Three 100m hurdles to secure a spot in the semi-finals on day one of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium. Johnson, who has been… ”

“Meanwhile, on the girls’ side, race favourite Chrystal Shaw of The Queens School leads all qualifiers to the semi-finals of the girls Class Three 80m hurdles after winning heat Three in time of 11.36 seconds.”

Read more about Jamaica College, The Queens School, Kingston College, St Jago, Cornwall College, Hydel, Petersfield, St Andrew High, Edwin Allen, St Elizabeth Technical, Aberdeen, St. Catherine High here: CHAMPS 2019 | Johnson Impresses In Sprint Hurdles Heats

“KC, who last won the Boys Champs title in 2009, are expected to mount a strong challenge this season with pundits expecting the title race to go down to the wire. The Leford Grant-coached KC have been having an excellent season, with outstanding performances at the Corporate Area Championships, Gibson McCook Relays and the Digicel Grand Prix. However, despite this…” Read more here: CHAMPS 2019 | No Pressure On KC

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