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Salcia Slack to tackle hurdles from lane four

Published:Friday | August 21, 2015 | 8:49 PM

When Salcia Slack takes to the track in Beijing, China at 8 p.m this evening, she will do so from lane four in heat two of the 100m hurdles of the Heptathlon.

Slack will be the first Jamaican in action at the eight-day IAAF World Championships, which began earlier this evening.

The 25-year-old former Holmwood Technical standout, who recorded her 100m hurdles personal best of 13.68 in April of this year, will also be in action at 9:20 pm when she competes in group B of the women’s high jump of the Heptathlon.

She has a personal best clearance of 1.65m, recorded last year, while her season best of 1.62m was recorded in April.

The other events that form part of the seven-event discipline are: the 200m, long jump, javelin throw and the 800m. 

SEE TODAY'S SCHEDULE BELOW:

6:35 p.m. M Marathon Final
8:00 p.m. W 100 Metres Hurdles Heptathlon
8:30 p.m. M Hammer Throw Qualification (Group A)
9:10 p.m. W Shot Put Qualification
9:20 p.m. W High Jump Heptathlon
9:25 p.m. M 3000 Metres Steeplechase Heats
9:55 p.m. M Hammer Throw Qualification Group B
10:15 p.m. W 1500 Metres Heats
10:50 p.m. M 800 Metres Heats
11:40 p.m. M 100 Metres Preliminary Round

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