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No Ryan Brathwaite for Nationals


No Ryan Brathwaite for Nationals

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Since striking gold in the event in Beijing eight years ago, Brathwaite has hardly missed Nationals.

Last year, he, Swift and Shane Brathwaite all failed to meet the standard for the Rio Olympic Games during the stipulated qualifying period, set by the Athletics Association of Barbados.

The absence of Ryan and Swift leaves Shane Brathwaite, who has already qualified for the World Championships in London, August 4-13, to tackle Eddie Lovett, who represented the U.S. Virgin Islands at the Rio Olympics; the Dominican Republic’s Ramon Sosa Jr and Cayman Islands-born Ronald Forbes as well as the United States-based Michael Nicholls. (ES)

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.