Sunday, January 21, 2018

Davis wins in Texas


GOLDEN: Wayne Davis II

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Trinidad and Tobago's Wayne Davis II was victorious at the Texas A&M Challenge indoor meet, in Texas, USA, yesterday. The Texas A&M University student clocked 7.88 seconds for a comfortable victory in the men's 60 metres hurdles.

Another T&T athlete, Deon Lendore ran the second leg for Texas A&M in the school's men's 4x400m victory. Lendore and company returned a time of three minutes, 06.61 seconds to finish more than four seconds ahead of second-placed Texas Christian University (3:10.77).

T&T sprinter Jamol James got to the line in 6.74 seconds to secure silver in the men's 60m dash. In the qualifying round, the University of Tennessee sophomore topped heat three in 6.78 to lead all qualifiers into the final.

In the 200m, James was ninth overall in 21.58 seconds.

T&T's Ade Alleyne-Forte earned bronze in the elite men's 400m event in 46.88 seconds. The race was won by United States Virgin Islands quartermiler Tabarie Henry in 46.30. American Quentin Summers (46.34) finished second.

Alleyne-Forte also competed in the elite men's 200m event, bagging bronze in 21.83 seconds. Summers clocked 21.45 to top the field, while Allister Clarke, of St Kitts and Nevis, picked up silver in 21.74.