Watson Fails to Advance to Medal Places in Pyeongchang

Jamaica’s Skeleton slider Anthony Watson failed in his bid to advance to the medal round of the event at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, last night.

The 28-year-old Jamaican failed to finish in the top 20 of the competition.

His time of 53-point-35-seconds in heat three placed him 29th of the 30 competitors.

The Event was won by Yun Sungbin of the Republic of Korea.

Meanwhile, Red Stripe said they are serious about their offer to provide Jamaica’s Women’s bobsleigh team with a new sled should the team be without one going into competition next week.

There is an ongoing dispute between the Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation and Sandra Kiriasis, the driving coach who quit the team this week after being asked to change roles.

Kiriasis says she owns the sled the Jamaicans now use but that has been disputed by the local governing body who says she doesn’t.

The history-making Jamaicans have been receiving offers from other teams, among them is Red Stripe, who tweeted that they would be willing to pay for a sled should they require one.

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