Podium finishes and personal bests for BVI athletes abroad

By BVI Athletics Associaiton

University of Findlay junior Tynelle Gumbs named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Female Field Athlete of the Week following her performance at the Elite Throws at the Findlay Classic. It is the second week in a row that Gumbs has earned this award. Photo: University of Findlay

Ashley Kelly opened her season in the 200m with a time of 24.15s to place her second in the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic missing the number one spot by .10s to Shenel Crooke. Ashley’s indoor personal best is 24.07.

Trevia Gumbs placed 3rd in the weight throw with a toss of 17.43m ( 57-02.25 ft) at the Findlay Classic Meet hosted by University of Findlay, Ohio.

Tynelle Gumbs established a personal best in the shot put with a throw of 13.23m (43-06.00 ft) to place 4th. Tynelle also had an opportunity to compete in the elite section of the Weight Throw event to place 2nd with a throw of 20.53m (67-04.75 ft). Tynelle was also named the University of Findlay Athlete of the Week for the 2nd consecutive week.

Jonel Lacey placed 6th in the 200m with a time of 25.06s and aided her teammates in the 4X400m to secure 2nd with a time of 3:44.98 at the Ocean Breeze Complex, Staten Island.

J.H. Phillips Academy student, 13 year old Nechanti Thomas placed 3rd (out of 38 competitors) in the 60m dash with a time of 8.45s at the Birmingham Middle School Indoor Gold Standard Meet.

Tarique Moses placed 1st in his heat in the 600m with a personal best of 1:22.70 seconds to improve his previous 1.25 seconds at Paradise Valley in Phoenix, AZ.

Rikkoi Brathwaite ran the 55m n 6.63 seconds to place 4th out of a total of 128 competitors at the David Oliver Invitation at Winston-Salem NC. Rikkoi also ran the 300m in 37 seconds to place 19th out of 153 competitors.