Jamaica’s Medal Winners Express Satisfaction With World Championships Performance

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Jamaica’s contingent to the just concluded IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, is expressing delight with their performances at the competition.

The athletes returned to the island yesterday, after bagging 12 medals in Doha.

National champion Fedrick Dacres has secured the silver medal in the men’s discus at the championships.

This makes him the first Jamaican to secure a medal in the events.

He says he’s happy with his performances.

Decres says he hopes his performance in Qatar will encourage the next generation of throwers to take up the sport.

Fredrick Decres, World Championship silver medalist.

Meanwhile, 400 metres hurdler, Rushell Clayton says she’s taking confidence from her performance at her first major world championships.

She won the bronze medal in Doha.

Rushell Clayton.



William Mitchell is a sports-fanatic turned journalist. He graduated from CARIMAC in 2016. He interned at the Jamaica Gleaner covering sports and joined NNN in 2017. Mitchell covers crime for Nationwide. He’s been to every single zone of special operations across the island.


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