McLeod for Millrose Games


December 28, 2016
File Jamaica's Omar McLeod reacts after winning the 110 metres hurdles final at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in Brazil.

Olympic 110 metres hurdles gold medallist, Jamaica's Omar McLeod will be one of the featured runners at next year's Millrose Games in New York.

McLeod is booked to face 2011 World champion Jason Richardson of the United States and American Aleec Harris in the 60 metres hurdles at the February 11 indoor meet. Harris is the 2015 American indoor champion at 60 metres.

The Jamaican clocked 13.05 seconds to capture the Rio de Janeiro title ahead of Spain's Orlando Ortega, 13.17, and Frenchman Dimitri Bascou, 13.24.

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