Shericka Jackson headlines World Indoor squad

March 08, 2022

Olympic Games 100m bronze medallist Shericka Jackson will headline Jamaica's 19-member team to the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, from March 18-20.

Sixteen females and three males make up the squad that was named by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association.

Jackson is down to participate in the women's 60m event with Briana Williams, while Roneisha McGregor, and Stephenie Ann McPherson will run the 400m, with Junelle Bromfield as the alternate. Natoya Goule will compete in the 800m, while Britany Anderson and Danielle Williams will run the 60m hurdles event.

In the field events, Kimberly Williams will take part in the women's triple jump while Danniel Thomas-Dodd is down to compete in the women's shot put event. Bromfield, McPherson, McGregor, Janieve Russell, Tiffany James, and Tovea Jenkins make up the country's six-member pool for the 4x400m relay event.

The country's three-member male team consists of Christopher Taylor, who is down to compete in the 400m, Ronald Levy in the 60m hurdles, and Nigel Ellis in the 60m sprint.

Ludlow Watts has been named team manager while Paul Francis is listed as the head coach with support to come from Sherone Simpson, Lloyd Clarke, Mark Elliott, and Lennox Graham.

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