O'Hara out of Mens' 100m at Trials

Thursday, June 21, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica— Former Calabar High School star Michael O'Hara now at Racers Track Club, continues to struggle as he failed to advance from the preliminary round of the Mens' 100m at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative (JAAA) Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships (Trials) this morning.

The 2013 World Junior 200m champion who left school in 2015 with personal 100m and 200m bests of 10.19 and 20.31, won his heat in a slow 10.82 (2.2 mps).

But O'Hara's time was eight fastest and failed to make it to the last 32 set to run latertonight. He is down for the 200m set to run off on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Rohan Cole of the University of the West Indies won heat two and was the quickest with 10.50 while Kristoff Smith of AKan Track Club won heat one in 10.68.

Cole will be in heat one of the semi-final alongside Yohan Blake and Kenroy Anderson.

Semifinal two has Julian Forte, Nesta Carter, the improving Waseem Williams from the Purdue University, and Rasheed Dwyer of Sprintec.

Raheem Chambers of Auburn University will line up in heat three alongside Oraine Palmer and Tyquendo Tracey. Kemar Bailey-Cole, Senoj-Jay Givens and Jevaughn Minzie are in heat four.

Howard Walker

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