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National Senior Track and Field Championships: Smith, Holder bag 100M Gold

Keliza Smith

The Senior National Track and Field Championships of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) were staged on Friday evening at the National Track and Field Center (NTFC) at Leonora, West Coast Demerara (WCD); and Keliza Smith and Noelex Holder have grabbed the respective women’s and men’s coveted 100M sprint titles.
In the men’s event, which missed participation from Emanuel Archibald due to his Pan Am Games preparation, Holder outclassed the competition to cross the line in 10.36s for the win. Akeem Stewart clocked 10.38s for second, while Shamar Horatio was third in 10.42s.
Keliza Smith maintained her dominance in the women’s version of this race by stopping the clock at 11.66s for first. Casy Small and Tiana Springer completed the podium placements with times of 11.93s and 13.04s respectively.

Noelex Holder

Marlon Nicholson sent a stern warning to the competition by finishing the 10,000M race in 35 minutes, 52 seconds for the top spot. Cleveland Thomas was second in 37 minutes, 02 seconds, while young Odida Parkinson made a case for himself in 37 minutes, 36 seconds for third.
The women’s 5000M event saw Jelicia Wright crossing the line first in 22 minutes, 40 seconds, while Sheama Tyrell grabbed second in 23 minutes, 22 seconds. Kezra Murray completed the race in 24 minutes, 12 seconds for third place.
Athletics action at the NTFC is a three-day event, and is set to conclude today: Sunday, October 1st. The National Seniors, which were previously cancelled, were subsequently staged after timely completion of the resurfacing of the NTFC track.