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ATHLETICS: Two-day IAAF Continental Cup begins in Marrakech

Published:Saturday | September 13, 2014 | 9:49 AM

The 2014 Diamond League winners Kaliese Spencer and Novlene Williams-Mills will be among the Jamaicans in action for the Americas team today when the two-day IAAF Continental Cup begins in Marrakech, Morrocco.

Spencer competes in the women’s 400-metre hurdles final and is the big favourite to win, while Williams-Mills runs the women’s 400-metre final.

Kimberly Williams will be the first Jamaican in action.

She represents the Americas team in the women’s triple jump final at 12:45 p.m. Jamaica time.

Other Jamaicans scheduled to compete today for the Americas today are Nesta Carter in the men’s 100-metre final, O’Dayne Richards in the men’s shot put final and Veronica Campbell-Brown and Samantha Henry-Robinson in the 4 by 100-metre final.

Athletes are competing for their continents - Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

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