Zharnel Hughes placed himself in the crosshairs of the speedometers of many unsuspecting viewers worldwide. He has accelerated steadily from Anguilla to Jamaica to London and now to Beijing. Running shoulder to shoulder with Usain Bolt is an any day feat as was evident in the London Diamond League recently. In his
Zharnel Hughes, who has recently joined Team GB, had his humble beginnings “ducking cricket balls” in Anguilla, much like Shara Proctor. He is now a fierce competitor on the world stage doing what he loves, the 200m. Zharnel recently placed 2nd against Usain Bolt, short from first by 0.03s, at the recent Diamond League
Saturday, July 11, 2015, marked a night of celebration, as What We Do In Anguilla commemorated 25 years of service to the tourism industry and Anguilla during a cocktail and awards ceremony with its advertisers, supporters, contributors, well-wishers and other fellow stakeholders at DaVida Restaurant and Bayside Grill. George Hodge
Hughes, 19, was born on the British overseas territory of Anguilla, but has held a British passport since birth. His training partner is Usain Bolt and he is already being compared with the Jamaican six-time Olympic champion. Hughes said he was “” and “” to represent Team GB.