Tiffany James Mines 400m Gold at World Juniors


Tiffany James won Jamaica’s first gold medal in the girls 400-metres in the 30 year history of the World Junior Championship in Poland today.

James won in a world leading 51.32 seconds.

He compatriot, Junelle Bromfield, finished third in 52.05 seconds.

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Nigel Ellis posted 20.78 seconds to advance to the finals of the boy’s 200-metres.

Ellis says he is looking to add to the medal chart for Jamaica.

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Shannon Kalawan posted 57.62 second to qualify for tomorrow’s final of the girls 400- metres hurdles.

Kalawan says shell be hunting a podium finish.

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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.