KINGSTON, Sporting Alert — Follow live blogging and result updates from the main section of the 2017 Jamaica International Invitational at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday.
If you are unable to watch or stream the meeting live don’t worry, we have you covered.
SportingAlert, along with our partners at TrackAlerts.com, will provide live blogging updates of the races.
Among the highlighted athletes on the schedule for Saturday are double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson and 2011 world 100m champion Yohan Blake.
Thompson, who has been in immaculate form in 2017, heads the list of entrance for the women’s 200m title.
The Jamaican has already posted a time of 22.19 seconds for the half-lap event this season and she is expected to go even faster with MVP teammate Shericka Jackson set to push her all the way.
Jura Levy of Jamaica and American Shalonda Soloman are also among the sprinters set to push the favourites to the finishing line.
Meanwhile, Yohan Blake will line-up in the men’s 100m and he will race against the likes of American Mike Rodgers and Jamaica’s Nesta Carter.
Also set to compete at the meet are Allyson Felix and Natasha Hastings of the U.S., their countryman LaShawn Merritt, as well as Canadian Andre De Grasse.