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NGC Sagicor NAAA National Open Track and Field Championships

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20:43  Goodbye from the Hasely Crawford Stadium:
Thanks for joining us this weekend for live coverage of the NGC/Sagicor/NAAA National Open Track and Field Championships, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain.
It was certainly a fun-filled weekend for lovers of track and field. We're all excited about T&T's prospects at the August 4-13 IAAF World Championships in London, England.
Until we meet again, goodbye.

20:37  Antigua & Barbuda capture men's 4x1 gold:
Men's 4x100m gold went to Antigua & Barbuda, Chavaughn Walsh, Tahir Walsh, Jared Jarvis and Cejhae Greene combining for a 38.86 seconds clocking.

20:34  T&T top women's sprint relay:
Kelly-Ann Baptiste, Michelle-Lee Ahye, Reyare Thomas and Kamaria Durant cruised to gold in the women's 4x100m relay, the T&T quartet getting the baton round the track in 42.94 seconds.

20:32  Joseph golden in decathlon:
Jameel Joseph earned 4,657 points to strike gold in the men's decathlon.

20:31  Pereira wins 5,000:
UTT's Collin Pereira won the men's 5,000m in 15:45.83. Shirvan Baboolal finished second in 15:54.13.

19:01  Peters wins men's javelin with Grenada record:
Anderson Peters threw 83.36m, a new Grenada national record, to finish first in the men's javelin. With the big effort, Peters qualified for the IAAF World Championships. He bettered the 83.00m qualifying standard.

18:57  Olamigoke claims triple jump crown:
Nigerian Olu Olamigoke captured the men's triple jump title with a 16.07m effort.

18:56  Subero wins pole vault:
The men's pole vault title went to Anderson Subero. His winning height was 3.20m.

18:55  Roberts jumps to T&T record:
Kareem Roberts cleared the bar at a national record height of 2.17m to strike gold in the men's high jump.

18:52  James regains two-lap crown:
Jamaal James clocked 1:49.38 to regain his men's 800m title. He dethroned 2016 champion Nicholas Landeau, the silver medallist in 1:49.56.

18:50  Jereem clocks championship record:
Jereem Richards clocked a championship record 20.15 seconds to win the men's 200m final, from Kyle Greaux (20.19) and Dan-Neil Telesford (20.50).

18:49  Ahye completes sprint double:
Michelle-Lee Ahye completed the women's sprint double when she won the women's 200m final in 22.50 seconds. Kayelle Clarke was second in 22.97, with third spot going to Semoy Hackett in 23.07.

17:48  Roberts breaks heptathlon championship record:
Khemani Roberts emerged victorious in the women's heptathlon. She accumulated 5,269 points - a new championship record.

17:44  Wilson wins discus:
Quincy Wilson was the class of the men's discus field, winning with a 54.56m throw.

17:43  Big, windy jump for Malone:
Chantel Malone of the British Virgin Islands produced a wind-assisted 6.70 metres leap to top the women's long jump

17:42  Sparkle golden in record time:
Sparkle McKnight clocked a championship record 55.61 seconds to win the women's 400m hurdles. McKnight finished well ahead of Janeil Bellille (58.53) and Lakeisha Warner (58.79) of the British Virgin Islands.

17:40  Santos 1st in 400 hurdles:
Dominican Republic's Juander Santos topped the men's 400m hurdles field in 49.26 seconds, finishing ahead of Puerto Rican Eric Alejandro (49.90) and Kern Alexis (50.52). Kadesh Roberts (52.29) was fourth, with fifth spot going to Jehue Gordon (52.48).

17:37  Brooks strikes 800 gold:
Alena Brooks was golden in the women's 800m in two minutes, 05.44 seconds.

17:10  Warren wins shot put:
Portious Warren threw 15.42 metres for victory in the women's shot put. Cleopatra Borel did not defend her title.

16:55  Ryce leads Defence Force one-two in Masters 100:
Philbert Ryce clocked 11.26 seconds to lead a Defence Force one-two finish in the men's 100m masters final. His teammate, Norton St Louis clocked 11.33 to seize silver, with bronze going to Joel Hamlet in 11.48.

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NGC Sagicor NAAA National Open Track and Field Championships
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The country's best track and field athletes will be on show this weekend at the NGC/Sagicor/NAAA National Open Track and Field Championships, battling for selection on the Trinidad and Tobago team for the August 4-13 IAAF World Championships in London, England.

Machel Cedenio, Keston Bledman, Michelle-Lee Ahye, Kelly-Ann Baptiste, Jehue Gordon, Cleopatra Borel and Jereem Richards are among the local stars seeing action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain at what is certain to be an action-packed meet.

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