The meet has attracted a number of World and Olympic medallists, and a number of the line-ups today promise close and exciting competition.
Gayle, who has a wild card berth at the World Championship to be held in Eugene, Oregon in July, faces a tough field led by American World Indoor bronze medallist Marquis Dendy, Tristan James of Dominica, and Sri Lanka’s Dhanushka Piyarathne.
The Jamaican, who has a season’s best 7.84m, is coming off a meet at the National Stadium two weeks ago where he fouled all three jumps,and will thus be hoping to make amends today.
Anderson, who had an outstanding 2021 season and was a finalist in Tokyo, will face a deep field that will include American Nia Ali, Canadian Mariam Abdul-Rashid, and Americans Gabrielle Cunningham and Sharika Nelvis.
Clayton, the bronze medallist at the World Championships in Doha in 2019, is one of five Jamaicans set to take part in the 400m hurdles, along with Kimisha Chambers, Andrenette Knight, Shiann Rashana Salmon and Nikita Tracey.
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