Saturday, January 20, 2018

Shukla repeats at Cross Country Champs*

Baboolal too strong in men’s 8K

WOMEN’S 6K WINNER: Samantha Shukla

Samantha Shukla retained her National Cross Country Championship women’s title at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain, yesterday. Shukla won the women’s six-kilometre race in 23 minutes, 41 seconds, the Richard Jones Racing (RJR) runner finishing well ahead of her teammate Sjaelan Evans, the runner-up in 25:55.
The men’s 8K was far more competitive. Shirvan Baboolal emerged victorious in 27:31, the RJR athlete taking the title ahead of Defence Force’s George Smith, who finished second in 27:37, and Guyanese Kelvin Johnson (28:03).

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