Briana Williams withdrawn from Jamaica team

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Print this page Email A Friend!


KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaican teen sprint sensation Briana Williams has been withdrawn from the Jamaican team to the 17thIAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar after the JAAA named Jonelle Smith as the third woman in the 100m late this evening.

Williams, who was given a public warning by the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (IADP) after a two-day hearing in Kingston this week, escaped a ban and her coach Ato Boldon told OBSERVER ONLINE earlier that she would not go to Doha but added “she will be back”.

Smith, who had finished fourth in the women's 100m finals at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) National Championships that was used as the Trials to select the team, has been named to accompany Elaine Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

The first round of the women's 100m is set to be run at 8:30 am Jamaica time on Saturday, the second day of the championships.

Paul Reid


Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http://bit.ly/epaperlive


ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT