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‘Brathwaite has bright future’

ANDI THORNHILL, [email protected]

‘Brathwaite has bright future’

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WHEN THE PAST meets the present the future can be very bright.

That’s how the partnership between local hurdling icon, Andrea Blackett and Shane Brathwaite is shaping up.

Blackett told Nation sport  in an exclusive interview that she became Brathwaite’s coach in January 2014.

How did they get to link?

“I believe Mr Welch of the [athletics] association asked him to contact me. He was leaving Texas Tech where he went to school, was looking for a home and they asked if I’d be willing to help and after talking to him on the phone a couple times, I thought he was very serious and very committed to what he was doing so I decided to give it a try.”

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.