JAM – Taylor impresses at Carifta Trials

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Christopher Taylor was impressive on Sunday’s final day of Jamaica’s Carifta Games Trials at the National Stadium in Kingston.

 

Taylor ran 45.41secs to win the Under-20 boys’ 400m final. The mark is second best time in the world this year behind Botswana’s Karabo Sibanda, 45.26.

Dashawn Morris of Kingston College (KC) was second to Calabar’s Taylor in a personal best 46.67.

Junelle Bromfield of UTech raced to victory in the Under-20 girls’ one lap event. Broomfield, 52.75secs, beat Kimorla Muchette of Edwin Allen, 54.07.

Antonio Watson of Petersfield won the Under-18 boys’ final in 47.08, a personal best effort, to beat Ramone Lindo of Vere 47.18.

Sanique Walker of Vere was the winner of the Under-18 girls’ 400m final in a personal best 53.01. Abigail Brooks of Hydel ran 53.44 for second place.

 

Russell wins easily at Jamaica’s Carifta Trials

Dejour Russell raced to victory in the Under-18 boys’ 110m hurdles final on Sunday’s final day of Jamaica’s Carifta Games Trials at the National Stadium in Kingston.

Russell, one of Calabar’s top Class 1 athletes, won the obstacle final in 13.31 ahead of Wayne Pinnock of KC 13.71.

Michael Stephens of Calabar was the winner of the Under-18 boys’ 200m final in 20.93. Wolmer’s Xavier Naire finished second in 21.35

Michae Harriott of Holmwood ran away with the Under-18 girls’ 200m final in 23.71 ahead of Joanne Reid of St. Jago, 24.22.

Taqece Duggan of GC Foster College ran 24.01 to beat her former Hydel teammate, Shaneil English, now at St. Jago, 24.46, in the Under-20 girls’ 200m final.

Source: Track Alerts

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