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#Champs 2021 | Edwin's Chevonne Hall breaks Class One 800m record

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 12:06 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter -
Edwin Allen's Chevonne Hall celebrates after breaking the Class One Boys 800m record at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday morning.
Edwin Allen's Chevonne Hall celebrates after breaking the Class One Boys 800m record at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday morning.

Edwin Allen’s Chevonne Hall, the Class One Boys 1500m champion, took the Class One 800m title while setting a record in a time of 1:48:58 minutes at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday morning. Rivaldo Marshall of Calabar High School was second in 1:48:86 minutes, while Handal Roban of Jamaica College (JC) was third in 1:50:39 minutes.

St Jago High School’s Alesia Douglas won the Girls equivalent in 2:10:54 minutes. Her teammate Sancia Smith was second in 2:10:58 minutes while Edwin Allen’s Jessica McLean finished third in 2:11:97 minutes.

JC’s Kemarrio Bygrave and Khandale Frue finished first and second in the Class Two Boys final with times of 1:52:00 minutes and 1:53:46 minutes respectively. St Elizabeth Technical High School’s (STETHS) Barrain Smith was third in 1:53:77 minutes.

Rickeisha Simms of Edwin Allen won the Class Two Girls title in 2:08:76 minutes. Jodyann Mitchell of Holmwood Technical High School was second in 2:09:19 minutes while Shone Walters of St Mary High finished third in 2:10:64 minutes.

STETHS' Rashid Green won the Class Three title in 1:59:24 minutes. Rhsaune Johnson snatched the silver medal in 2:00:56 minutes while JC’s Tyrone Lawson had to settle for bronze in 2:00:58 minutes.

LaTanya Johnson of Vere won the Class Three title in 2:12:52 minutes. Holmwood completed the podium places as Cindy Rose and Andrene Peart took silver and bronze in times of 2:13:91 minutes and 2:15:76 minutes respectively.

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