Jamaica's Dejour Russell in the 110m hurdles at the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 (Getty Images) © Copyright
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Russell and Davis lead Jamaica’s team for IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017

Jamaica has selected 24 athletes to compete at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 on 12-16 July.

The team includes world U18 leaders De’Jour Russell in the 110m hurdles and Kevona Davis in the 100m and 200m.

Jamaica has won a total of 50 medals, 19 of them gold, across the previous nine editions of the championships, putting them at fifth on the all-time medals table.

Jamaican team for IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017

100m: Xavier Nairne, Tyreke Wilson
200m: Xavier Nairne
400m: Anthony Cox, Antonio Watson
800m: Kimar Farquharson, Tyrese Reid
110m hurdles: De’Jour Russell, Brighton Senior
400m hurdles: Rovane Williams
Long jump: Wayne Pinnock
Triple jump: Owayne Owens, Safin Wills
Discus: Daniel Cope

100m: Kevona Davis
200m: Kevona Davis
400m: Shaquena Foote
800m: Cemore Donald
100m hurdles: Britany Anderson, Daszay Freeman
400m hurdles: Sanique Walker
High jump: Janique Burgher
Long jump: Annia Ashley
Triple jump: Lotavia Brown
Discus: Kimone Reid

Mixed 4x400m: Anthony Cox, Shaquena Foote, Joanne Reid, Sanique Walker, Antonio Watson, Rovane Williams