Miller-Uibo, McMaster, Dacres lead Caribbean stars in Americas Continental Cup squad

By August 24, 2018

Commonwealth Games champions Fedrick Dacres, Kyron McMaster, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Janieve Russell, and Levern Spencer are among more than 20 Caribbean athletes selected to represent the Americas in the 2018 IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava September 8-9.

The powerful squad that includes 100m hurdles world record holder Kendra Harrison from the United States and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor, also features 110m hurdler Ronald Levy, the Commonwealth champion, Danniel Thomas-Dodd (shot put), Natoya Goule (800m), Donald Thomas (high jump), as well as Yohan Blake, Shericka Jackson, Keshorn Walcott, Aisha Praught Leer and Tyquendo Tracey.

The full squad below:  (Men)100m: Noah Lyles (USA), Yohan Blake (JAM); 200m: Alonso Edward (PAN), Alex Quinonez (ECU); 400m: Nathan Strother (USA), Luguelin Santos (DOM); 800m: Clayton Murphy (USA), Wesley Vasquez (PUR); 1500m: Drew Hunter (USA), Charles Philbert-Thiboutot (CAN); 3000m: Paul Chelimo (USA), Mohammed Ahmed (CAN); 3000m steeplechase: Evan Jager (USA), Matthews Hughes (CAN); 110m hurdles: Ronald Levy (JAM), Devon Allen (USA); 400m hurdles: Kyron McMaster (IVB), Andre Clark (JAM); High jump: Bryan McBride (USA), Donald Thomas (BAH); Pole vault: Sam Kendricks (USA), Shawn Barber (CAN); Long jump: Jeff Henderson (USA), Emiliano Lasa (URU); Triple jump: Christian Taylor (USA), Cristian Napoles (CUB); Shot put: Ryan Crouser (USA), Darlan Romani (BRA); Discus throw: Fredrick Dacres (JAM), Reggie Jagers (USA); Hammer throw: Sean Donnelly (USA), Diego Del Real Galindo (MEX); Javelin throw: Keshorn Walcott (TTO), Anderson Peters (GRN); 4x100m relay pool: Noah Lyles (USA), Yohan Blake (JAM), Alex Quinonez (ECU) Alonso Edward (PAN); Mike Rodgers (USA), Tyquendo Tracey (JAM)

WOMEN - 100m: Jenna Prandini (USA), Angela Tenorio (ECU); 200m: Shericka Jackson (JAM), Shaunae Miller-Uibo (BAH); 400m: Shakima Wimbley (USA), Stephanie McPherson (JAM); 800m: Natoya Goule, Ajee Wilson (USA); 1500m: Shelby Houlihan (USA),Angelin Figueroa (PUR); 3000m: Lauren Paquette (USA), Muriel Coneo (COL); 3000m steeplechase: Courtney Frerichs (USA), Aisha Praught Leer (JAM); 100m hurdles: Kendra Harrison (USA), Danielle Williams (JAM); 400m hurdles: Shamier Little (USA), Janieve Russell (JAM); High jump: Levern Spencer (LCA), Inika McPherson (USA); Pole vault: Sandi Morris (USA), Yarisley Silva (CUB); Long jump: Christabel Nettey (CAN), Catherine Ibarguen (COL) Triple jump: Caterine Ibarguen (COL), Tori Franklin (USA); Shot put: Raven Saunders (USA), Danniel Thomas-Dodd (JAM); Discus throw: Yamie Perez (CUB), Andressa Oliveria De Morais (BRA); Hammer throw: Deanna Price (USA), Jennifer Dahlgren (ARG); Javelin throw: Kara Winger (USA), Laila Ferrer Domingos (BRA); 4x100m relay pool: Jenna Prandini (USA), Angela Tenorio (ECU), Sharicka Jackson (JAM), Shaunae Miller-Uibo (BAH), Victoria Christina Silva Rosa (BRA).

 

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