Jamaican Olympic and World 110m hurdles gold medallist Omar McLeod opened his 2022 outdoor season with a 13.27 effort to win at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational at the University of Miami Cobb Stadium in Coral Gables, Florida on Saturday.
McLeod easily won the race ahead of Americans Nicholas Anderson [13.52] and Zaza Wellington [13.69].
Andre Ewers, who represented Jamaica in the 200m at the 2019 World Championships in Doha, won the Men’s 100m in 10.30 ahead of Spencer Schmidt [10.33] and Damarcus Simpson [10.36].
Trinidad’s Asa Guevara narrowly missed out on a win in the 200m running 20.70 to finish behind Great Britain’s 400m specialist Matthew Hudson-Smith [20.68]. Jamaica’s Nathon Allen was third in 20.88.
Lloydrecia Cameron threw 17.78m for second place in the Women’s Shot Put behind Oklahoma’s Payden Montana [17.88m]. Miami’s Hannah Hall was third with [17.01m].
Source: Bradley Jacks
Frederick Marfo is a sportswriter and social worker well known for his advocacy for equal chances and rights for all athletes, especially those with disabilities.