September 29, 2016

HQ dominate races in rain-affected GPF athletics c’ship

By Romario Samaroo

The Police Headquarters (HQ) team dominated the first day of the Guyana Police Force Championship as early morning showers in Georgetown only allowed 18 events to run off at the Police Sports Club, Eve Leary on Tuesday.
In the Men’s 800m, A Class team Guyana copped the top three positions led by Quacy Morain followed by Trevor Scotland and Larry

Julio Sinclair

Julio Sinclair

Josiah.
In the Women’s 3000m, A Division’s Shion Boyer finished in first place with a time of 13 minutes 21 seconds as HQ’s Eva Harry (14m 49s) and Dellie Williams (15m 32s) completed the podium in second and third respectively.
This year is the first time regional police forces are invited to participate in the championship, but they could not stop the Guyanese from dominating.
During the men’s A Class Discus, Julio Sinclair demonstrated his technique to take the top spot and Trinidad and Tobago’s invitational

Tyrell Peters ran the 100m in 11.7 seconds

Tyrell Peters ran the 100m in 11.7 seconds

thrower, Clinton Glasgow measured in second, while third place was taken by Guyana’s Marvin Tinnis.
HQ completed the podium in the Men’s Discus B Class, with Kleon Spellen, Warren Duncan and Sherwin Henry winning 1-2-3 in that order.
In the Males’ Youth Club 100m heats, B Division’s Tyrell Peters clocked the fastest time at 11.7 seconds, closely followed by Compton Caesar (11.8s).
The 100m Females race was conquered by HQ’s Javina Sampson (1st) and B Division’s Keisa Burnett (2nd)
HQ’s Kezia Bess came in first in the 400m females heats, with a timing of 1:05.8 minutes and Shaunsel Adams was close behind at 1:06.0 minutes. However, in the male 400m B Class heats, it was Winston Dummett of A Division who clocked 50.8 seconds to gain first.
The championship continues today at the same venue with the finals being on Friday.