Ashmeade Stars With Bolt From Lane Eight

HOMETOWN sprinters Yohan Blake, Shelley-Ann Fraser Pryce and Nickel Ashmeade, along with middle distance runner Kenia Sinclair and American 100m female ace Carmelita Jeter, delighted the near 20,000 crowd with impressive performances, as they produced the major highlights at last Saturday evening’s JN Jamaica International Invitational track and field meet, at the National Stadium.

Ashmeade’s personal best 19.95, that led to an unexpected victory in the men’s 200m field that included former 100m record holder Asafa Powell, was one of three season-leading times recorded at the high-profile meet, which has been updated to International Associa-tion of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Challenge Status. Read more >>

Source: Jamaica Observer