Danneil Thomas, 16.62m, 1st round Women’s Shot Put #Beijing2015

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Jamaica’s Danniel Thomas finished 22th of 24th with a throw of 16.62 on the opening morning of the XV IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
She only had one legal throw, which was her second of three.

Cleopatra Borel, 18.55m, 1st round Women’s Shot Put #Beijing2015



Trinidad and Tobago’s Cleopatra Borel have advanced to the final of the women’s shot put at the 15th World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China.

Borel got 18.55 metres on her second attempt, which was good enough to qualify her for the final.

JAAA boss: Jamaica’s team to Beijing, pre-Worlds Camp and More



Dr. Warren Blake, president of the JAAA, said his organization is waiting for the final date of entry to release Jamaica’s team to Beijing.

According to Dr. Blake, “the team will be announced on the 10th, which is the final date for entries allowed by the IAAF.”

Dr. Blake said the reason for this is that, “this weekend is the NACAC Senior Championships in Costa Rica and a number of our athletes will be given the opportunity to make standards even at that time.”

Stephen Miller: Flow/Lime gives Jamaica T&F $28 million



Natalie Neita-Headley, minister without portfolio with responsibility for sports has praised combined telecommunications firms Flow & LIME for their sponsorship deal valued at J$28 million with the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) that will see the merged entity contributing to the development of track & field and the national teams.

The timely announcement comes as Jamaica prepares for the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championship later this month in Beijing China.

Minister Neita-Headley praises Flow/Lime $28m contribution to JAAA



Natalie Neita-Headley, minister without portfolio with responsibility for sports has praised combined telecommunications firms Flow & LIME for their sponsorship deal valued at J$28 million with the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) that will see the merged entity contributing to the development of track & field and the national teams.

The timely announcement comes as Jamaica prepares for the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championship later this month in Beijing China.