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Star studded Milo Western Relays on today

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A galaxy of stars has been entered to compete at the 41st Milo Western Relays at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport, today at 10:00 am.

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Meet director Ray Harvey says that many of Jamaica’s top athletes are down to compete at the meet, with some using it to open their season. The event was moved to GC Foster College because the track at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall, St James is considered unfit for competition.

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Harvey said that the starting list shows Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Elaine Thompson, Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter, Shericka Jackson, Janieve Russell, Sashalee Forbes, Natasha Morrison, Julian Forte, Jevaughn Minzie, Andrew Fisher, Oshane Bailey, Stephenie Ann McPherson, Christine Day, Anastasia Le-Roy, Sonikqua Walker and many others.

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Harvey was very pleased with the line-up of senior athletes who were registered to compete at the meet. He also said that many top high schools will also be gracing the track as well. These include Kingston College, Jamaica College, St Jago High School, Edwin Allen High School, Petersfield High School, St Elizabeth Technical High School, Green Island High School, Holmwood Technical High School, and Herbert Morrison Technical High School.

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The meet will also see many preparatory and primary schools from western Jamaica on show in their various relays.

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About 2,000 athletes from primary, prep and secondary schools; clubs and institutions including the MVP Track Club, GC Foster College, Sprintec Track Club, University of Technology, University of The West Indies and Montego Bay Comets will descend on GC Foster College

The first event on the track will be 1500m for women followed by the 3000m for men. The hurdles for all classes will take over then the 800m, 100m and the 400m for men and women open. At 1 p.m., it will be all about the relays until 6 p.m

The two field events (Long Jump and High Jump) on the schedule will take place between 12:30 p.m and 3:30 p.m

The top four finishers of the 4x800m, 4x400m and the 4x100m Class One for high school girls and boys will attract prize monies to the tune of $390,000

The short opening ceremony at 3:00 p.m. will see the recognition of the two Gleaner Youth Link Awardees as well as the meet patron. The awardees are Antonio Watson and Shaquena Foote of Petersfield ,while their coach Machel Woolery is the meet patron

Schedule of EventsMILO Western Relays 2019

TIME EVENT # TRACK EVENTS

10:00AM 35 1500m Women Open

10:08AM 36 3000m Men Open

10:25AM 9 400m Hurdles Women Open

10:33AM 10 400m Hurdles Men Open

10:53AM 1 110m Hurdles High School Boys Class 1

11:03AM 2 110m Hurdles High School Boys Class 2

11:13AM 3 100m Hurdles High School Boys Class 3

11:23AM 4 100m Hurdles Women Open

11:28AM 5 100m Hurdles High School Girls Class 1

11:33AM 6 100m Hurdles High School Girls Class 2

11:38AM 7 80m Hurdles High School Girls Class 3

11:43AM 8 70m Hurdles High School Girls Class 4

11:53AM 11 800m Men Open

12:08PM 12 800m Women Open

12:18PM 13 100m Men Open

12:43PM 14 100m Women Open

12:53PM 15 400m Men Open

1:03PM 16 400m Women Open

1:10PM 17 4 x 100m Prep School Boys

1:15PM 18 4 x 100m Prep School MD Race Boys

1:19PM 19 4 x 100m Prep School Girls

1:24PM 20 4 x 100m Prep School MD Race Girls

1:28PM 21 4 x 100m Primary School Boys

1:33PM 22 4 x 100m Primary School MD Race Boys

1:37PM 23 4 x 100m Primary School Girls

1:42PM 24 4 x 100m Primary School MD Race Girls

1:46PM 25 4 x 100m High School Girls Class 4

1:56PM 26 4 x 100m High School Girls Class 3

2:06PM 27 4 x 100m High School Girls Class 2

2:14PM 28 4 x 100m High School Girls Class 1

2:21PM 29 4 x 100m High School Boys Class 4

2:29PM 30 4 x 100m High School Boys Class 3

2:39PM 31 4 x 100m High School Boys Class 2

2:49PM 32 4 x 100m High School Boys Class 1

2:59PM 33 4 x 100m Clubs/Institution Men

3:04PM 34 4 x 100m Clubs/Institution Women

 

3:10PM NATIONAL ANTHEM PRESENTATION / PATRON / JUNIOR ATHLETES

 

3:40PM 37 4 x 800m High School Boys

3:50PM 38 4 x 800m Clubs/Institution Men

4:00PM 39 4 x 800m Women Open

4:08PM 40 4 x 200m High School Boys Class 1

4:19PM 41 4 x 200m High School Boys Class 2

4:34PM 42 4 x 200m High School Girls Open

4:42PM 43 4 x 200m Clubs/Institution Men

4:48PM 44 4 x 200m Clubs/Institution Women

4:54PM 45 Sprint Medley Men Open

5:06PM 46 Sprint Medley Women Open

5:14PM 47 4 x 400m High School Girls

5:24PM 48 4 x 400m High School Boys

5:42PM 49 4 x 400m Clubs/InstitutionWomen

5:52PM 50 4 x 400m Clubs/InstitutionMen

F I E L D E V E N T S

12:30PM 51 Long Jump Women Open

3:30PM 52 Long Jump Men Open

12:30PM 53 High Jump Men Open

3:30PM 54 High Jump Women Open