Forbes Victorious at IAAF Monaco meet


Long Jumper Demar Forbes was the only Jamaican winner at the IAAF Diamond League Meet in Monaco today.

Forbes won the event with a Season’s best 8.23-metres.

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Kimberly Williams finished third with a leap of 14.47m in the women’s Triple Jump. The event went to Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia with a leap of 14.96m.

Veronica Campbell-Brown had to settle for second in the 100-metres in a time of 11.12-seconds. Dutchwoman Dafne Schippers won in 10.94 seconds.

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Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.