Bolt Heads-Up Jamaica’s Team In Daegu

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News Americas, DAEGU, Korea, Thurs. Aug. 18, 2011: With nine days to go from today, August 18th, before the IAAF World Championships, the Jamaican squad of 50 has been announced.

The team is headed by reigning multiple World and Olympic champion and World record holder Usain Bolt and double Olympic 200m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown.

The full team includes:

Asafa Powell, Marvin Anderson, Michael Frater, Maurice Smith, Nickel Ashmeade, DeWayne Barrett, Yohan Blake, Nester Carter, Damar Forbes, Mario Forsythe, Allodin Fothergill, Jermaine Gonzales, Leford Green, Riker Hylton, Dexter Lee, Jason Morgan, Richard Phillips, Isa Phillips, Andrew Riley, Josef Robertson, Dorian Scott, Lansford Spence, Wilbert Walker, Dwight Thomas, Aileen Bailey, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, Kerron Stewart, Novelene Williams-Mills, Melanie Walker, Sherone Simpson, Kenia Sinclair, Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Schillonie Calvert, Vonette Dixon, Patricia Hall, Mardrea Hyman, Korene Hinds, Jura Levy, Jovanee Jarrett, Shereefa Lloyd, Davita Prendergast, Indira Spence, Kaliese Spencer, Ristananna Tracey, Rosemarie Whyte, Shericka Williams, Kimberly Williams and Nickiesha Wilson.

The IAAF World Championships is set to open in Daegu, Korea from Aug. 27th and will run through September 4th.