Ristananna Tracey, the 2017 World Championships 400m hurdles bronze medallist, is among the Jamaican athletes who have already confirmed to compete at the 2018 Cayman Invitational on June 2.
Former world 100m record holder Asafa Powell, Rasheed Dwyer, Nesta Carter and schoolboy Christopher Taylor are among the other Jamaicans down to compete at the meet, which returns following a one-year break.
Meet organiser Cydonie Mothersill points out the importance of the event.
“We have continued our focus, which is to bring elite athletes to our shores. The event remains a family affair, where everyone can enjoy the meet. This year we are looking for some great performances from our athletes. We are also looking forward in having our community events where selected athletes spend time with our local aspiring athletes,” said Mothersill.
The events this year will be in two categories, premier and classic. The premier events for men are 100m and 400m, while the classic events for the men are 200m, 110m hurdles and long jump.
The premier events for women are 100m and 200m, while the classic events are 100m and 400m hurdles.