Jamaica take silver in girls’ sprint relay

Boys get bronze medals

BY PAUL A REID Sunday Observer writer

Sunday, July 27, 2014    

Print this page Email A Friend!

EUGENE, Oregon — Jamaica's medal count at the IAAF World Junior Championships increased to five after the sprint relay teams won medals in their respective events yesterday evening at Hayward Field here.

The girls' team took silver in 43.97 seconds with Sashalee Forbes, Kedisha Dallas, Saqukine Cameron and Natalliah Whyte.

The USA won in a World Junior leading time of 43.46 seconds, the fifth-fastest of all time and second best by an American team, while Germany was a surprise third in 44.65 seconds.

The men's team of Raheem Robinson, Michael O'Hara, Edward Clarke and Jevaughn Minzie took the bronze in their race in 39.12 seconds.

The USA won the double, again in a World Junior leading time of 38.70 seconds, the second-fastest time ever, while Japan was second in 39.02 seconds.





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 Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.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:

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

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

comments powered by Disqus


Do you support the Gov’t giving US$200,000 towards staging the Racers Grand Prix 2017? 

View Results »


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon