Oregon World Championships: Clean Sweep For Jamaica In Women’s 100M

A trio of women winners for Jamaica have the sports world paying attention.
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While countries in the Caribbean continue to cope with COVID-19 and the impacts of climate change and colonialism, there are moments of joy and exhilaration. Those are often provided by sports.

Male-dominated sports like football/soccer, cricket, rugby, and baseball garner most of the attention; however, there is a place where women are stealing the spotlight, and that is in track and field.

A trio of women winners for Jamaica have the sports world paying attention.

I’m talking about Team Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson, and Elaine Thompson-Herah, who swept gold, silver, and bronze in the 100-meter sprint on day three of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22. This was a repeat of their sweep at the 2021 Olympics, though not in the same order. Read more.

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