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Jamaica Medals Going Into The Final Day Of The IAAF World Junior Championships Oregon 2014

Jamaican Juniors as made sure to keep the fire burning of our national colors on the track. Going into the final day of the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships help in Eugene,Oregon USA, ┬áJamaica has bagged a total of 5 medals, with a possibility of 2 more. These medals could be delivered by both the Men and women 4x400m team. The medals came in the form of 1 Gold 2 Silver and 2 Bronze. The only standout Gold medal coming in the form of Jaheel Hyde formerly of Wolmer’s High School in the 400 Meters Hurdles Event.

IAAF World Junior Championships 400M Hurdles Finals
1 882 Jaheel Hyde Jamaica 49.29 WJL
2 303 Ali Khamis Khamis Bahrain 49.55 NJR
3 1538 Tim Holmes United States 50.07
4 697 Jonas Hanssen Germany 51.07
5 379 Sihang Yi China 51.32 PB
6 426 Leando Zamora Cuba 51.49
7 428 JOse luis Gaspar Cuba 51.71
8 1263 Ruan Mentz South Africa DNF

The silver medals would come from Tyler Mason in the 110M Hurdles in a time of 13.06. The Junior Women 4x100m team brought home the other Silver medal, while the Men team manage Bronze in 4x100m. The other Bronze medal was collected by Michael O’hara in the Men 200 Meters. So overall the youngster held their own and showed some good prospects for the future.