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Eight records set at Champs so far
2013-03-16 09:03:47 | (0 Comments)
The penultimate day of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships yesterday produced eight records with Kingston College’s Omar McLeod leading the way with two.
Kingston College’s Omar McLeod
McLeod shattered the Boys’ Class 1 110-metre hurdles record in the semi-finals with an impressive 13.42 seconds. He returned later to smash the 400-metre hurdles open record with a sizzling 49.98, which is also a national junior record.
Two other Kingston College’s athletes accounted for a new marks.
Clive Pullen, in his final year at Champs, cleared 15.83 metres for the Boys’ Class 1 Triple Jump record.
Jhevaughn Matherson secured his second record of the meet by shattering the Boys’ Class 3 100-metre record in the semi-finals. He logged a blistering 10.85 seconds for his age-group. He returned later to win the final in 10.86 to equal the old mark.
Jauavney James of St Elizabeth Technical, Kimone Shaw of St Jago, Peta-Gaye Williams of Camperdown and Rushelle Burton of St Andrew High accounted for the other records.
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