Several Jamaican track fans aren't happy with Alana Reid's move to the US, training alongside world champion Sha'Carri Richardson. Here's why
Since Jamaica's teenage sensation, Alana Reid relocated to the US to start training with under the guidance of coach Dennis Mitchell, several Jamaican track fans have been unhappy.
Reid, the reigning World Under-20 200m bronze medallist, made a shocking move in October to start training under the guidance of coach Dennis Mitchell at the Florida-based Star Athletics Track Club.
This move came with mixed feelings from Jamaican athletics fans, who feel their best talent should not be training in a rival country. Also, the switch came a few months after she ran the 100m National U20 record of 10.92s and .
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Alana Reid is living her professional life luxuriously as she has allegedly bought her first car.
To make the situation more uncomfortable, a viral picture online showed Reid in training with Richardson, as the world's fastest woman looked to be mentoring their future star.
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Jamaica's youngster Alana Reid learns from the world's fastest woman Sha'Carri Richardson in training. She's definitely having a great role model in the American.
It got so many Jamaican fans unhappy, and here are some reactions below.