World and Olympic relay silver medal winner Javon Francis is aiming to be in the 400-metre final at this year’s World Championships in London, England.Francis, who was in the 400m semi-finals at the Olympics last year, said his training is going well. He revealed that his 2017 competition season will start next month.Speaking at the launch of the second McKenley-Wint Classic yesterday, he said: “I want to make it to the final this year.”Every time I make it to the semi,” Francis remembered of his World Championships experiences in 2013, when he was a Calabar High School student-athlete, and in 2015, “but God gives everyone their chance, so I’m just going to wait on my chance to see what I can do.”While he is waiting, the 2015 and 2016 National 400m champion is working toward that goal under the guidance of Akan Track Club coach Michael Clarke.”Training is going pretty well so far,” he reported. “I’m running some decent times,” he said, “and my coach is very proud of me, so I’m just going to work hard.”The 22-year-old intends to open his season on February 12.”This year at the Camperdown Classic, I just want to go there and perform like I always do.” he said.He won the Camperdown Classic 400m in 2016 in 46.21 seconds. Trapped in the confines of Lane 1 in his Olympic semi-final last year in Rio de Janeiro, he was eliminated.His best time of 2016 was 44.77 seconds, 0.27 off the personal best he established the previous season.
WYNGRAIVE (LONDON & CARRICK)Annie Wyngraive, Carrick, Co Donegal, who has died in London. Remains will be removed from Belfast Airport on Wednesday to arrive at St Columba’s Church, Carrick, at 8.30 pm. Funeral mass on Thursday at 11 am, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.CARLIN The death has taken place at Letterkenny General Hospital of Sally Carlin, formerly of Iskaheen, Muff. Her remains will leave the Chapel of Rest, Letterkenny today at 2pm going to her Daughter Mary and Son-in-Law Liam Graham’s residence at Drumfries, Clonmany. Funeral from there on Thursday for 11am Requiem Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Isakeen, followed by interment in the adjoining Cemtery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Buncrana Nursing Unit c/o McFeely Undertakers or any family member.DOHERTYThe death has taken place of Annie Doherty, Ballinacraig, Glenvar. Her remains will repose at St Marys Star of the Sea Church Glenvar from 12 noon today (Tuesday), with Rosary tonight at 9pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am, followed by interment in Glenvar Cemetery.DOHERTY The death has taken place of Rena Doherty, Woodview Terrace Stranorlar. Her remains will repose at her home from 12 noon today. Funeral from her home on Thursday at 10.45am for 11am Requiem Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Stranorlar, followed by interment in Drumboe cemetery. Family time please from 11 pm until 10 am.McFADDENThe death has taken place in Letterkenny General Hospital of Kathleen McFadden, Gortmacall, Milford. Her remains are reposing at her late residence. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Wednesday, at 11am in St Peter’s Church Milford. Burial afterwards in Milford Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the Oncology Unit, Letterkenny General Hospital c/o Sweeney Funeral Directors or any Family member. Family time from 11pm to 10am.DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011 was last modified: November 22nd, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:2011DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR TUESDAYNOVEMBER 22 read more