PUMA adds Omar McLeod to #Foreverfaster roster

By July 04, 2020
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Olympic 110-metre hurdles champion, Omar McLeod, is now a PUMA athlete, making the move from Nike, with whom he had been contracted since 2015.

McLeod made the announcement himself on Instagram on Friday, saying: “happy to be part of the #foreverfaster family.”

McLeod burst onto the scene in 2015, lowering his personal best of 13.44 to 12.97, setting the national record for the first time and becoming the national champion.

A year later, McLeod was winning the World Indoor title, running the 60-metre hurdles in 7.41 seconds.

He would finish sixth at the World Championships. In another year, McLeod would make history for Jamaica, running 13.05 seconds to claim Olympic gold. He would add a World Championship gold to his Olympic title the following year, but was unable to defend that title in 2019 after clipping a hurdle.

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