#PennRelays: Five Jamaican schools qualify for 4x400m finals
Hydel 4x400m relay team members embrace each other at the endof the event. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)

PHILADELPHIA, United States- ISSA Champs gold medallist Hydel High and Edwin Allen are set for a rematch in the 4x400m Championships of Americas finals on Friday’s second day of the 126th Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia after they qualified on Thursday’s opening day.

Five Jamaican schools including defending champions Holmwood Technical are into the finals set to be run in the afternoon.

Hydel High set the pace with a swift but easy looking 3:39.34 seconds, as Holmwood Technical ran 3:41.95 seconds to win their heat as well.

Edwin Allen clocked 3:45.29 seconds to hold off St Jago High, who also qualified with 3:49.50 seconds, while Excelsior High’s 3:51.15 seconds also saw them get into the decider.

Paul A 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 https://bit.ly/epaper-login

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 Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper; email addresses will not be published.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