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Thompson ready for 4x200m test

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 4:38 PM

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson says that she will only be competing in the women's 4x200m relays at this year's IAAF World Relays.

The two-day championships will be held at Nassau's Thomas A Robinson Stadium. 

"(I will be competing in) Tomorrow's 4x200m heats and final, we are going out to kill it," said Thompson.

Thompson along with the rest of her the 4x200m teammates which comprises of Sasherlee Forbes, Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson and Anastacia Le-Roy were put through their paces by coach Paul Francis during a training session today.

Francis who is also a coach at the MVP Track Club is also in charge of the women's 4x400m relay team here.   

Jamaica won the silver in the 4x200m at the last championships which was held in 2015.