Jamaica, more than just the sprints

Jamaica is often referred to as the sprint factory of the world, because the country is credited for producing some of the world’s best sprinters. However the island has not enjoyed the same success in the field and long distance events. Even the longer sprints such as the 800m and to a lesser extent the 400m has proved troublesome for the island’s athletes. This just highlights the fact that more focus needs to be placed on the long distance events and of greater urgency, the field events. Read more>>

Source: Trackalerts.com