Trinidadian coach Ato Boldon admits he was taken aback and somewhat surprised by sharp criticism that erupted from some T&T nationals regarding his coaching of Jamaica sprint double champion Briana Williams.

Newly-crowned World U-20 double champion Briana Williams admits emulating the exploits of legendary Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown featured prominently in her thoughts heading into the games in Tampere, Finland.

Jamaica ended its participation at the IAAF World U-20 youth championship with another podium spot a 12th of the games and best-ever medal haul for the country.

Jamaica’s Christopher Taylor was expected to claim gold at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Tampere, Finland but nobody told Belgium’s Jonathan Sacoor. 

Jamaica’s Chrisanni May and Shaquena Foote both advanced to the semi-finals of the 800m Tuesday as the IAAF World Under20 Championships got underway in Tampere, Finland.

Jamaican sprinters Michael Stephens and Michael Bentley were among the fastest qualifiers for the semi-finals of the 100m as action concluded in the morning session of the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland on Tuesday.

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