MICHELLE-LEE Ahye broke the national women’s 100-metre record on her way to the title, while Emmanuel Callender won his first national 100m title at the NGC/Sagicor Open Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, yesterday.
RollTide.com will be posting Q&As with members of the Crimson Tide track & field teams throughout the season so fans can get to know the student-athletes competing for the Tide. This week, we visit with junior sprinter Jereem Richards. The Port Fortin, Trinidad & Tobago native is in his first season with Alabama after transferring from South Plains College in Levelland, Texas. Richards won the 200 meters at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships in February and broke the school record in the 200 at the NCAA Championships on March 11. He also anchored the Tide's 4x400-meter relay squad to a school record time on Feb. 25.
The Rebirth champion runner held-off a very strong field to win the women’s 100 metres crown with a new national and championship record time of 10.82 seconds on the Second day of the NGC/Sagicor/NAAA National Open Track and Field Championships out at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, last night.
T&T’s Tyriq Horsford accomplished a hat-trick of victories in the Boys Under-18 javelin and he did it in style yesterday in Curacao at the Flow Carifta Games.
One selfless London Marathon runner sacrificed his own race to help a physically exhausted fellow runner across the finishing line.
Khalifa St Fort did it!
She completed the sprint double after racing to victory in the Girls Under-20 200 metres final at the Flow Carifta Games yesterday at the multi-purpose Ergilio Hato Stadium in Willemstad, Curacao.