📷:Courtesy of Athletics Weekly
Nationwide Sports understands that Olympic Champion, Elaine Thompson-Herah, is set to leave the MVP Track Club.
Our sources say Thompson-Herah’s camp has reportedly sent a letter to MVP and her major shoe sponsors Nike, indicating her decision.
Thompson-Herah will no longer be coached by Stephen Francis.
It’s understood that Thompson-Herah is about to sign with one of Nike’s biggest rivals Puma in a mega deal.
When contacted a short while ago, MVP Track Club President, Bruce James, told Nationwide Sports that discussions are underway regarding Thompson-Herah’s future at the track club.
Mr. James was asked whether it’s true that Thompson-Herah has sent a letter parting ways with MVP.
James reiterated that discussions are underway with Thompson-Herah’s camp.
Reports are Thompson-Herah’s husband, Derron Herah, could take over temporary coaching duties as the Olympic champion will soon begin preparations for the World Championships next year.
Derron is a sprint coach at St. Jago High.
Reports had emerged earlier that preliminary discussions were underway with a Coach from Nigeria about assisting with training Thompson-Herah.
Thompson-Herah recently became the first woman to defend the double sprint titles at the Olympic Games both in Olympic record time
She later went on to become the second fastest woman ever with a stunning 10.54 seconds clocking at the Diamond League meeting in Eugene Oregon.