JAMAICA: Calabar, Edwin Allen retain hold on Boys and Girls Champs - EntornoInteligente

RJR News / Calabar and Edwin Allen High Schools retained their hold on the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championship inside the National Stadium on Saturday.    

Calabar with 280.5 points, secured its fourth hold on the Mortimer Geddes Trophy and its 25th overall title.

This was the second time in its history in which the Red Hills Road based school secured four titles in a row.

Meanwhile, Edwin Allen was securing its third overall title in four years and second in a row.Calabar finished 15.5 points ahead of  second placed Kingston College which tallied 265 points.

Jamaica College was third on 200 points.

In the meantime, on the girls side, Edwin Allen recorded a more comfortable victory with 321 points ahead of  Hydel which recorded 221.33 points.

 St Jago was third on 219.33 points.

Champs 2015 finished with a total of  15 records.

They included the final race of  the meet, the boys open 4 by 400 meters which was won by Calabar in a time of  3 minutes, 6.80 seconds.

Other records include Calabar’s 4 by 100 meter teams’ 39 point 08 run and that of  Kingston College’s Class One athlete Akeem Bloomfield who blazed to 44 point 93 seconds in the 400 meter finals.

Class four athlete, Joanne Reid of  St Jago winning in 24 point 21 seconds in the 200 meter finals and Wolmer’s Boys Schools Jaheel Hyde with a 49 point 01 run in the 400 meters hurdle also had outstanding records.

Con Información de RJR News