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Katy Sealy, Brandon Jones, and the men’s relay team picked up Gold in Central American Senior Championships Print E-mail
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katy sealy.jpg - 114.05 KbThe Belize Athletics Association’s Senior National Athletics Team participated in the recently concluded Central American Senior Athletics Championship held in Managua, Nicaragua over the past weekend.
The senior men and women did Belize proud when it picked up 3 Gold Medals in Heptathlon, Triple Jump and the Men’s 4x100m Relay.

On the last day of competition which was on Sunday 28 June, 2015, Katy Sealy repeated as the Central American Gold Medalist in the Heptathlon Competition. At the end she garnered a total of 4614 points. In the long jump event, Sealy

On the first day of her competition which was on Saturday 27 June, 2015, Sealy finished first in the High Jump event with a height of 1.67m; in the shot put event she finished first with a total distance of 10.64m and she placed third in the 200m event with a time of 27.46s.

Belize’s second Gold Medal on Sunday 28 June came from Brandon Jones in the Triple Jump competition in which he jumped a total distance of 15.31m.

That same day, Belize also picked up a Silver Medal in the female 4x400m relay. The relay team was comprised off Ashanti Carr, Alexia Neal, Kaina Martinez and Ashonti Carr. The time for the relay team was 4:01:62.

The team also picked up two bronze medals from Shanicka Augustine in the women’s Triple Jump competition. Augustine’s jump was at 11.87m. And the other Bronze Medal came from Kenneth Brackett also in the men’s Triple Jump. Brackett’s jump was measured at 15.00m.

On the second day of the competition which was Saturday 27 June, 2015, the team picked up its first Gold Medal of the Senior Championships in the men’s 4x100m relay in a time of 42:06s. The team consisted of James Bregal, Brandon Jones, Linsford Avila and Mark Anderson.

That same day, Alexia Neal picked up a Silver Medal in the 100m Hurdles. Her time was 15:06s.

On Friday 26 June, 2015, the first day of the championship, the team picked up a Silver Medal in the 100m, in which Kaina Martinez was clocked at a time of 11.59s. Alexia Neal picked up Bronze in the 110m hurdles and she was clocked at 1:06:67s. Katy Sealy picked up Bronze in shout put which was he only individual event.

While Brandon Jump also picked up a bronze medal in the Long Jump. Jones’ jumped was measured at 6.83m.

The final medal which was a bronze came from Shanicka Augustine in the Long Jump. Augustine’s jumped was measured at 5.06m.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 July 2015 16:45
 
Giovanni Lovell is the Elite National Road Champion Print E-mail
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The Cycling Federation of Belize sponsored its 16th Annual National Road Championship on Sunday 28 June, 2015. The Elite riders started from in front of Garbutt’s Service Station in Roaring Creek Village to Mile 40 to Georgeville returning back to Garbutt’s Service Station. The Elite riders went two laps for a total distance of 92 miles.

The National Road Championship attracted some 31 Elite and Masters Riders. At the end of the race it was only 10 riders that completed the 92 miles journey.

At the end of 4:02:22, it was Giovanni Lovell of Digicell 4G Elite Cycling Team that captured the 16th Annual National Road Championship.  Giovanni Lovell completed the 92 miles event some 2 minutes before the second place finisher.

The second rider to cross the finish was Ron Vasquez of Western Spirit Cycling Team in a time of 4:04:42. Third place went to Edgar Nissan Arana also of Western Spirit Cycling Team in a time of 4:05:24, fourth place went to Joel Adan Borland of Digicell 4G Elite Cycling Team in a time of 4:05:24, and fifth place went to Robert Liam Stewart of Western Spirit Cycling Team in a time of 4:05:26.

The other finishers in the National Road Championship included Josyln Chavarria Jr. of Digicell 4G Elite Cycling Team and he was followed by Angel Tzib of SMART Zoom Team and he was followed by Byron Pope of Benny’s Megabytes and he was followed by Gregory Lovell of Digicell4G Elite Cycling Team and he was followed by Joel Vanegas of C-Ray Road Addiax.

 


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