James Driven to Gold by Disappointment


World Junior 400-metres champion, Tiffany James, says finishing third at the Carifta Games motivated her to do something special at the recent championships in Poland.

James won Jamaica’s first gold medal in the girls 400-metres in the 30 year history of the meet.

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She says former Wolmer’s Boys standout Jaheel Hydy is one of her role models.

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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.