Massive influx of non-Jamaican student athletes for "Champs 2023"

Voice of ISSA president Keith Wellington

The participation of student athletes from other countries representing local high schools at the ISSA Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships will have greater involvement this year than ever before.

The March 28 to April 1 championships will see over 100 student athletes from 20 other countries turning out for various schools during the 5-day spectacle.

88 teams on the boys side and 91 in the girls category have been registered to compete at the event which will utilize the full capacity of the National Stadium for this year's staging.

The format will also be the same as last year with the 100 metre finals for all classes to be contested on the Wednesday, the second day of the championships.

The winning boys and girls teams will each receive $1-million from ISSA. Kingston College and Edwin Allen are the defending boys and girls champions respectively.

The various platforms of the RJRGLEANER Group will have blanket coverage of the 5-day meet with TVJ having exclusive broadcast and TVJ SN doing uninterrupted coverage, while Hitz 92 FM will have extensive coverage as well as



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