Jones, Montgomery, Mutola, Collins and many others in Kingston!
Friday 9 April 2004
Kingston - World sprint queen Marion Jones and her fiance Tim Montgomery head a list over 100 athletes to participate in the Jamaica International Invitational meeting set for 7 May at the National Stadium.
World Championship gold medallist Kim Collins of St Kitts and veteran American Gail Devers are also set to compete in the event.
This was confirmed by sprint legend Donald Quarrie, Jamaica’s Olympic star of the late 1960s, '70s and 80s, who is serving as athlete liaison for the 15-event meet.
Quarrie also announced that 800m World Champion and Golden League Jackpot winner, Maria Mutola of Mozambique, will be competing.
Top Jamaicans will include women’s 400 metre star Lorraine Fenton, long jumper James Beckford, as well as Junior sensations, Usain Bolt and Jermaine Gonzalez.
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