Jackson Bags Gold At PanAms Game

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Shericka Jackson gave Jamaica another gold at the Pan American Games in Lima Peru, today.

Jackson posted 50.73-seconds to win the women’s 400- metres final.

She finished ahead of Errejon Moran of Mexico, with Courtney Okolo of the United States third.

Demish Gaye picked up silver in the men’s 400-metres final.

Kimberly Williamson gave Jamaica bronze in the women’s high jump final
The event was won by Lavern Spencer of St. Lucia, with Antigua and Barbuda’s Priscilla Frederick second.

Megan Simmonds also picked up the bronze in the women’s 100- metres hurdles, with her compatriot Yanique Thompson 4th.

National champion, Rushell Clayton was second in the women’s 400- metres hurdles.

Kemar Mowatt picked up the bronze in the men’s race.

Meanwhile, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ease into tomorrow’s final of the women’s 200-metres when she posted 22.90-seconds to win semi-final one.

Her countrywoman, Schilloni Calvert-Powell finished 4th in semi-final- 3.
Andre Ewers advanced to the men’s final after finishing 3rd in semi- final-2.



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.


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