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Gibson Relays renamed

Published:Friday | January 30, 2015 | 1:41 PM

The highly anticipated Gibson Relays has been renamed the Gibson McCook Relays, in honour of its founder, Neville ‘Teddy’ McCook, who died in 2013 after a long battle with cancer.



McCook was president of the North America, Central America, and Caribbean Area Association (NACAC) and an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Area Representative at the time of his death.



He helped to establish the meet, which was named the Gibson Relays, in honour of Kingston College’s founding principal, Anglican bishop, Percival Gibson.



The 39th staging of the meet, which was launched yesterday at the Knutsford Court Hotel, is scheduled for Saturday, February 28, at the National Stadium.



Two new championship events have been added to the roster, Class Two boys and Class Two girls 4x100m, bringing to ten, the number of championship races.



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