Report: Julian Reid to switch allegiance to Britain

MONTEGO BAY, St James — When the hopefuls for the Jamaican teams line up for places on the teams to the IAAF World Championships and Pan-Am Seniors at this weekend’s JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior Trials at the National Stadium starting on Thursday, it is likely that two-time triple jump champion Julian Reid will not be present.

In an article published yesterday in the online version of Athletics Weekly, it was announced that the 22-year-old former Wolmer’s Boys and Texas A&M jumper was next in line to switch allegiances and compete for Great Britain. Read more>>

Source: Jamaica Observer