Track and Field Athletes improve personal best performances

By BVI Athletics Association

Boys 100m hurdles at the BVIAA 4th Development meet on February 4, 2017. Photo: BVIAA

Boys 100m hurdles at the BVIAA 4th Development meet on February 4, 2017. Photo: BVIAA

Click to view the British Virgin Islands Athletics Association (BVIAA) results at the 4th Development which took place on February 4, 2017. The next meet will be the Johnny Hassan Relays on February 25th, 2017 with some overseas countries visiting our shores to take part.

The results of BVI Athletes competing overseas over the weekend of February 3rd – 5th, 2017 are as follows:

Young Olympians Track meet, Barbados
Zara Brown won the 100m dash with -0.3 wind reading with a time of 12.04 seconds to establish a personal best and a 100th of a second off qualifying time 12.03 for Carifta Games, Curacao. Ms. Brown also placed 3rd in the 300m hurdles.

T-Kailah Richardson placed 5th in the 100m with a time of 13.07 seconds.

Chrystal Mitchel placed 6th in the 100m with a time of 13.27 seconds.

Asia McMaster won the 100m dash in a time of 13.89 seconds in the under 11 girls.

Xiamora Malone won the high jump with a leap of 1.50m.

Abriel Magloire placed 3rd in 400 heat in the under 15.

Akeela McMaster won her 400 hear in the under 13 girls.

Amory Invitational, NY, U.S.A.
Ashley Kelly won the 60m with a time of 7.55 seconds while L’T’Sha Fahie placed second with a time of 7.56 seconds  which is a new personal best for L’T’Sha.

Beyonce Defreitas recorded a time of 57.10 seconds in the 400m with Karene King – 58.21 seconds; Zakharia Frett – 1:00.477 and L’T’Sha 1:00.941

Team BVI placed 3rd in the 4X200m relay with Jamaica placing 1st and USA 2nd. The Team BVI relay team was made up of Ashley Kelly, Karene King, Beyonce Defreitas and L’T’Sha Fahie.

ShaianVandenburg representing Monroe College, ran a time of 7.83 seconds in the 60m dash.

Mikkel Bassue ran a time of 23.09 seconds in the 200m and 52.17 seconds in the 400m in Cardif, Wales.

Nelda Huggins improved on her previous PB of 7.64 seconds to establish another PB in the 60m dash with a time 7.53 seconds in Nebraska, U.S.A.

Trevia Gumbs established a seasons best in Weight Throw with a heave of 17.73m at the Hillsdale Wide Track Classic, Michigan. The following day Ms. Gumbs improved on her weight throw to a new personal best of 17.77m (58’-3 5/8”) to win the event while also establishing a new Meet Record at the Joe Banks Invitational in Ohio.

Taylor Hill won the 200m in a time of 25.30 seconds at Texas A&M.