Jamaican De’Jour Russell Runs Championships Record In Nairobi, Kenya.

Jamaica’s  17-year-old, De’Jour Russell ran a championship record time in the heats of the boys’ 110-metre hurdles on Thursday’s second day of the 10th and final IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya.

This took his personal best from 13.31 (already a world-U18-leading time this year) all the way to 13.08 which made him the second fastest U18 athlete of all time, behind his compatriot Jaheel Hyde’s world U18 best of 12.96.

Different vibes and a different level #begreat 🙏🏽

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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.

Six countries, including defending champions United States, have pulled out of the championships citing security concerns. The other countries which have pulled out are Canada, Switzerland, Japan, New Zealand and Great Britain.

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Yes young Gena,,