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St Hillaire rules in Tobago

Kwame Laurence :: Trinidad Express :: 20.01.2017

Dwight St Hillaire was dominant in completing the men's 200/400 double at the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) development meet, in Bacolet, Tobago, on Sunday.

St Hillaire completed a lap of the Dwight Yorke Stadium track in 47.71 seconds for a huge margin of victory in the 400 metres event. And in the 200, the Kaizen Panthers athlete won in 21.15.

Anya Akili had a busy day, winning the women's 200m and long jump events as well as the girls' under-20 100m hurdles. The Panthers athlete clocked 25.83 seconds in the 200 and 15.39 in the sprint hurdles. And in the long jump, she produced a 5.27 metres leap.

There was a triple triumph too for another Panthers athlete, Justin Guy. He won the boys' under-18 100m dash in 11.96 seconds, the 100m hurdles in 15.28, and the 400m hurdles in one minute, 02.64 seconds.

Chelsea James landed a throwing double.

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YOUNG TALENT: Janae De Gannes, left, receives her Most Outstanding Girls' Under-12 Athlete award from National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) assistant secretary Andre Leung Woo-Gabriel, at the NAAA's 2016 Awards Function at the Radisson Hotel in Port Spain, on January 7. On Sunday, at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Tobago, De Gannes won the NAAA development meet girls' under-12 80m dash, the Zenith athlete getting to the line in a fast 10.04 seconds. —Photo: CURTIS CHASE

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