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Powell and teammates receive visas

11 August 2007

Asafa Powell and his MVP teammates were granted Japanese visas on Friday and will now travel to Tottori, Japan on Monday for the 11th IAAF World Championships to be held in Osaka.

According to reports, Powell and his MVP Track Club teammates, were slowed down with their applications earlier this week.

However, Paul Doyle, confirmed yesterday that “we are good to go”.

“We will travel on Monday and arrive on Tuesday,” he said.

Markino Buckley, Nesta Carter, Shelly-Ann Fraser, Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson, Melaine Walker, Ainsley Waugh, along with members of the management team – Stephen Francis, Paul Francis, Patrick Watson and Okeile Stewart were issued with visas.

Note, only Buckley, Carter, Fraser, Walker and Williams are apart of Jamaica’s team.

They will join the Jamaican nine-day training camp in Tottori before moving into the Games Village on August 22.

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