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#glnrCHAMPS: Class Three female long jumpers contend with high winds

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 3:24 PM
Excelsior High students stream into the National Stadium. - Gladstone Taylor photo

High winds at the National Stadium reflected in the results of the qualifying for the Class Three Girls Long Jump at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys & Girls Athletic Championships. The qualifiers had to contend with breezes as high as +5.8 m/s.

Convent of Mercy’s Aaliyah Lindsay jumped a wind-aided 5.70m (+2.5 m/s) to qualify for the final. Samantha Jibbson of Holmwood leapt 5.69m (+1.7m/s), Ackelia Smith of Edwin Allen 5.60m, and Suzette Palmer 5.60m were the top qualifiers.

The final is set for 2:45 p.m. Saturday.