VI athletes qualify for Commonwealth Games Finals and Semi Finals

Chantel Malone at Glasgow 2014Chantel Malone leapt to the finals of the Long Jump with her seasonal best of 6.55m in the qualifying rounds at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games this morning. Chantel’s Personal Best is 6.65m. The mark ranks her 2nd overall in the qualifiers with the top qualifying mark of 6.67m going to Bianca Stuart of the Bahamas.

Karene King and Ashley Kelly both made it through to the 200m semi finals in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Karene came 4th in her heat with a qualifying time of 24.22 (PB 23.24, SB 24.06). Ashley placed 3rd in her heat with a time of 24.40 (PB 23.49, SB 24.08).

The times rank Karene and Ashley 20th and 23rd respectively out of 41 competitors.

Eldred Henry competed in the qualifying round of the Discus Throw with a hurl of 51.39m, which placed him 7th in his round and 15th overall  to fall short of the qualifying mark. Eldred’s Seasonal and Personal Best is 61.90m which he achieved earlier this year at Trinton Invitational at UC San Diego in April.

The Women’s 200m semi-finals will take place Thursday, July 31 starting at 1.00pm local time and the Long Jump finals will take place at 2.15pm local time.