Janieve Russell Settled for 400m Hurdles in Rio


Team leader of Jamaica’s track and field contingent to the Rio Olympics, Ludlow Watts, has confirmed that Janieve Russell will run the 400-metres hurdles in place of Kaliese Spencer, who finished third at the National Trials.

Russell along with Elaine Thompson, Usain Bolt, and Hansle Parchment were granted medical exemptions.

Watts says the other cases will be worked out at a later date.

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