#Champs2023 | Pained Terrelonge dominates half-lap girls headed to final
Theianna-Lee Terrelonge has followed up the the talent she displayed last year to lead all qualifiers into the girls’ Class Three 200s, clocking 24.61 at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships at the National Stadium earlier today.
Running in semi-final heat one, Terrelonge was untroubled, beating Excelsior’s Breana Brown by more than a second. Brown, who mined silver in last evening’s 400m final, clocked 25.23 to earn the other automatic qualification spot.
Despite the ease with which Terrelonge dismissed her rivals, there was a moment of worry as the sprinter grabbed her heel after the event and limped slightly off the track before seeming to shake off the bother.
Wednesday’s 100-metre silver medallist, Wolmer’s Trust School for Girls’ Natrece East was next in terms of fastest qualifers at 24.93, winning semi-final heat three ahead of Hydel’s Onetta Mitchell, 25.02, and St Jago’s Poshanna-Lee Blake, one of the two fastest qualifiers to the final.
The field is rounded out by Hydel’s Nastassia Fletcher, Muschett High’s Shanoya Douglas, and Immaculate’s Kimberly Wright.
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