Samantha Pryce set for surgery after breaking leg at Penns – Grange | Loop Jamaica

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Sports Minister Olivia Grange has confirmed that Holmwood Technical High athlete, Samantha Pryce, broke her leg when she fell while running the opening leg of the 4×800 Championship of America at the 126th staging of the Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, the USA on Friday.

“I can confirm that one of our young Jamaican athletes, Samantha Pryce, who represents Holmwood Technical High School, was injured while competing in the 4x800m at the Penn Relays,” Grange said in a Press Release on Friday night.

Grange who is at the Penn Relays added that “She has been taken to the Penn Medical Centre and we have been informed that she broke her leg when she fell in that race.

“She is currently being prepared for surgery. Samantha and all the Jamaican high school athletes competing at the Penn Relays have been registered on the ministry’s Athletes’ Insurance Programme, and we are making the arrangements to ensure that she gets the best care. I pray for a successful surgery and her speedy recovery.

The gold medal was won by Edwin Allen High in eight minutes 54.58 seconds.

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