#Champs2023: All set for Class 2 400m finals
Jody-Ann Daley of Hydel High and Calabar High’s Nickecoy Bramwell

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jody-Ann Daley of Hydel High and Calabar High’s Nickecoy Bramwell clocked the fastest qualifying times to advance to the Class 2 400m finals at the ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Championships.

Of the two semi-finals contested, Daley clocked the fastest qualifying time of 53.66 seconds. She crossed the line ahead of Rosalee Gallimore of Holmwood Technical 54.53) and Kellyann Carr of Edwin Allen (54.57) rounded out the top three.

In the other semi-final, Kitania Headley of St Catherine High claimed the top spot in a time of 53.86 seconds. She was followed by Sabrina Dockery of Lacovia High (54.13) and Hydel’s Aaliyah Mullings (55.28).

The two non-automatic qualifiers are Camio White of Holmwood Technical and Vere Technical’s Shevaughn Thomas.

Meanwhile, Nickecoy Bramwell of Calabar High will top a stacked field after clocking 48.47 seconds to win semi-final two. He finished ahead of Zachary Wallace of Maggotty High (48.99).

However, the gold medal favourite for the event is Kingston College’s Tahj-Marques White, who clocked a personal best of 48.49 seconds to comfortably win semi-final three. He was joined by Kishawn Hoffman of Excelsior (49.14).

Jamaica College’s Omary Robinson (48.50) was the other winner on the day.

The other finalists are Ian Barker of St Catherine High, Kenrick Sharpe of St Mary Technical and Daniel Francis of Alphansus Davis.

The Class 2 girls’ event will take on the final on Thursday at 9:08 am, while the boys’ event is scheduled for 9:15 pm.

Athena Clarke , OBSERVER Online reporter

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