Hansle Parchment and Stephanie-Ann McPherson named Captains of Jamaica’s World Championship Team

Tokyo  Olympic  110  metre  hurdles  gold  medal  winner  Hansle  Parchment  and  400  metres  finalist  in  Tokyo  Stephanie-Ann  McPherson  have  been  named  captains  of  Jamaica’s  team  at  the  World  Athletics  Championships  in  Eugene  Oregon.

Stephanie Mcpherson 

The  2022  world  athletics  championships  will  get  underway  on  Friday  at  the  hayward  field  stadium  and  will  see  the  first  Jamaicans   in  action  on  the  opening  day  in  the  mixed  4  by  400  metres  relay.

In the  meantime  two  members  of  Jamaica’s  team  could  mess  the  championships………….100  metres  alternate  Jelani  Walker  is  reported  to  have  tested  positive  for covid-19 and has been advised to remain away from the camp until he is advised by the medical team.

Discus  thrower  Chad  Wright  is  experiencing  visa  issues  and  is  not  expected  to  make  the  trip.

Meanwhile,  400  metres  runner  Gregory  Prince  only  received  his  U.S.  visa  yesterday  and  is  expected  to  depart  later  today.



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