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#glnrCHAMPS: Calabar secure maximum points in Class Two 1500m

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 7:47 PMRachid Parchment

Rachid Parchment/Sports News Coordinator

Calabar High School middle distance runners Kevroy Venson and Rivaldo Marshall delivered on their coach Errol Messias’ promise that they will do the quinella in the Class 2 Boys 1500m final at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championship at the National Stadium on Friday.

Venson won the event in a time of 3:57.06 minutes ahead of team-mate Marshall, who clocked 3:58.43 and Jamaica College’s J’Voughnn Blake, who finished in 3:59.07 minutes.

Moments later, Holmwood Technical’s Chrissani May took the Class 1 Girls 1,500m in a time of 4:36.76 minutes. She was followed by teammate Brittney Campbell, who clocked 4:39.10 and Edwin Allen’s Kara Grant, who finished in 4:37.67 minutes.

Calabar’s Javon-taye Williams won the Class 1 Boys equivalent in 3:55.43 minutes. St Elizabeth Technical’s Shemar Salmon grabbed the silver medal with his time of 3:57.32 and the bronze was taken by Calabar’s Kimar Farquharson who had a time of 3:58.33 minutes.