#Champs2023 | JC’s Bygrave has KC’s Gioko for company in Boys 1500
Kingston College's (KC) Ethan Gioko set the early pace, while Kemario Bygrave of Jamaica College cruised comfortably into the next round of the Class I Boys’ 1500 metres at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletic Championships earlier today.
Gioko qualified with the fastest time of the field, clocking 4:11.06 seconds to win his first-round heat, while his teammate Ainsley Campbell goes into the next round with 4:13.10.
Third on the list of quickest through to the next round is William Knibb's Nathaniel Wallace with 4:13.15.
Bygrave, who is targeting a middle-distance double, won his first-round heat in 4:14.97, the fifth-fastest time in the field
Meanwhile in Class II KC's Nahashon Ruto, with 4:14.85, was the quickest qualifier, while Bellefield High's Roquelme Johnson goes into tomorrow with the second quickest time of 4:15.69.
Ruto's teammate Brian Kiprop had the third fastest time in 4:18.05.
In Class III, Edwin Allen's Moses Johnson had the fastest time in qualifying with 4:33.35. KC's Christopher Anderson had the second fastest with 4:34.77, while Javaughnie Green of Calabar, 4:35.65, goes into the next round with the third fastest time.
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