Disappointed Forbes still hopeful of making team to Daegu

IT was difficult to tell who was more disappointed, Damar Forbes or his many friends and family who were at the National Stadium on Saturday to see him compete in the island for the first time.

Forbes, who just completed his second year at Louisiana State University (LSU), is the only Jamaican man to have achieved the A qualifying standard of 8.20m in the long jump for the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea later this year after a personal best 8.23m done at the NCAA Division 1 outdoors championships in Iowa two weeks ago. Read more>>

Source: Jamaica Observer