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ATHLETICS: International Invitational set for tomorrow at the National Stadium

Published:Friday | May 8, 2015 | 5:28 PM
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (left) and Usain Bolt.

Some of the world's top athletes will be on show at tomorrow's staging of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet at the National Stadium.

The men's 100 metres, which will feature former record holder Asafa Powell, is expected to provide a lot of excitement for fans.

Powell is expected to face strong competition from American Ryan Bailey, St Kitts and Nevis' Kim Collins and Jamaicans Nester Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole and Richard Thompson.

American Tyson Gay is down to contest the men's 200m, which will include Jamaica's Nickel Ashmeade, Rasheed Dwyer and Julian Forte    

Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will take on her former clubmate Sherone Simpson, Tori Bowie of the United States and The Bahamas' Shaunae Miller in the women's 200 metres.  

Novelene Williams-Mills and American Sanya Richards will do battle in the women's 400 metes.

The event also features Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britian and Jamaica's Christine Day.

The men's 400 metres will feature Jamaica's Javon Francis, Akeem Bloomfield, Edino Steele and American LaShawn Merritt.