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#Champs2023 | Martin breaks minutes-old Champs record

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2023 | 5:09 PMDaniel Wheeler/Gleaner Writer
St Jago's Abigail Martin.
St Jago's Abigail Martin.

Minutes after Holmwood Technical High School's Cedricka Williams broke the six-year-old Class I Girls’ discus record, St Jago’s Abigail Martin broke it again on her way to qualifying for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships final.

Martin's effort of 55.17 metres with her first-round throw erased Williams's 53.22. The record before today, was 53.04, set by Edwin Allen's Fiona Richards in 2017.

The record-throwing feats now sets up a battle royal for tomorrow's final, slated for 6:56 p.m.


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