Sandrey Davison’s Superb Anchor Leg Catapulted Jamaica’s Olympic Development Squad to Victory in the 4 x 100 at Penn Relays 2024

The Jamaican men’s Olympic Development 4×100 meter relay squad comprised of Oshane Bailey, Tyquendo Tracey, Ramone Barnswell and Sandrey Davidson finished this thrilling track sprinting event in first place at the 128th Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia.  This talented Jamaica-based quartet sizzled, while clocking a time of  39.59 seconds to finish ahead of Ghana (39.71 seconds) and Garden State Track Club (40.14 seconds).

Penn Relays 2024 – (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Team Jamaica after their victory in the 4 x 100 meter relay, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Team Ghana, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Sandrey Davidson’s anchor leg was superb in that he had to make up ground after receiving the baton pass before streaking to cross the finish line much to the delight of the thousands of Jamaicans that packed the Franklin Field stands.

Team Jamaica’s Sandrey Davison during his warm ups ahead of the 4 x 100 meter relay, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Team Jamaica’s Sandrey Davison during his warm ups ahead of the 4 x 100 meter relay, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Team Jamaica’s coaching staff ahead of the 4 x 100 meter relay, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Jamaica’s Sandrey Davison after anchoring Team Jamaica to victory in the 4 x 100 meter relay, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Jamaica’s Sandrey Davison after anchoring Team Jamaica to victory in the 4 x 100 meter relay, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

This cadre of 4 x 100 men were the only team out of three other Jamaican senior-level relay squads to compete in the Olympic Development section of the event and emerge victorious on the final day of Penn Relays.

Team Jamaica (Ramone Barnswell, Tyquendo Tracey, Oshane Bailey and Sandrey Davison) – 4 x 100 meter relay, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Team Jamaica after their victory in the 4 x 100 meter relay, Olympic Development Section – Penn Relays 2024 – (Franklin Field – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

After the conclusion of Penn Relays 2024, a few of the members of the victorious 4 x 100 meter relay squad headed to the World Athletics Relays that took place in the Bahamas the following weekend.

Photos by Nick Ford

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