Jamaicans Contribute to Americas Lifting IAAF Continental Cup

Jamaican athletes contributed 63-points competing in their individual events to help the Americas lift the two-day IAAF Continental Cup with 262-points in the Czech city of Ostrava, yesterday.

Defending champions, Europe finished second with 233 points with Asia-Pacific taking third place with 188 ahead of Africa 142-points.

On the final day, Ronald Levy posted a season’s best 13.12-seconds to finish second in the men’s 110-metres hurdles final.

The event went to Sergey Shubenkov, who ran as an authorized Neutral athlete, in 13-point-03-seconds.

Natoya Goule finished third in the women’s 800-metres with a time of 1:57:36-seconds, with South Africa’s Caster Semenya winning in 1:56:77-seconds.

Shericka Jackson was 4th in the women’s 200-metres final stopping the clock at 22-point-62-seconds.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas won in 22.16-seconds.

Janieve Russell won the women’s 400-metres hurdles in 53.62-seconds.

Danniel Thomas-Dodd was 6th in the women’s shot put. Yohan Blake finished 8th in the men’s 100-metres.

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