Chris Taylor, Omar McLeod open indoor seasons in Arkansas on Sunday

By January 21, 2021

Jamaica’s Christopher Taylor is set to make his indoor debut on Sunday as the American Track League gets underway this season, meet organizer Paul Doyle has confirmed.

Taylor is among a number of Jamaicans including Omar McLeod, Tyquendo Tracey and Senoj-Jay Givans, set to compete at the meet as they begin preparations for the Olympic Games in Tokyo from July 23 to August 8.

Taylor, 20, a Jamaican high-school phenomenon at Calabar High School, is the lone Jamaican in the field that includes World Championship 400m bronze medalist finalist Fred Kerley and Olympic and World Championship relay gold medalist Kyle Clemons.

According to Doyle, McLeod, Taylor’s training partner at Tumbleweed Track Club in Florida, Givans and Tracey will race over 60m.

Doyle said the start sheets for the meet are still being finalized.

 

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