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Young Americans to face veteran Frater

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Dec 19, 2013-Jan 1, 2014
Jamaica, NY
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, United States, Jamaica, Blacks, Tournaments, Track & field, Athletes, Webb, Ameer, Young, Isiah, Cherry, D Angelo, Frater, Michael
TWO-TIME Olympic relay gold medallist, Michael Frater, will be looking to keep Jamaica sprinting atop the podium in the 60 metre dash at the New York Road Runners Millrose Games on February 15, 2014. But the 31-year-old's task won't be easy as three young Americans - US Olympian Isiah Young, and 2013 NCAA champions D'Angelo Cherry, and Ameer Webb - will be in on the chase. 'The Armory is one of my most favourite places to race," said Cherry, who won 60m titles at the US and NCAA Championships last winter. "I'm in good shape and looking forward to running a great race at the Millrose Games."