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Passion for fitness

Upper Junior Boys body building (from left) Daquan Jones (Alexandra) 1st; Jabario Brathwaite (Frederick G. Smith Secondary); Antoine Carrington (Alleyne School) 2nd; Daniel Alleyne (GIS) 3rd; McKeil John-Knight (Frederick G. Smith Secondary); Ision Fraser (Grantley Adams).

It was a great afternoon for youthful body fitness and body-building hopefuls last Friday when the 2012 Tiger Malt-sponsored National Sports Council’s Mr. Schoolboy and Miss Body Fitness Championships were staged at Lester Vaughan School.

Ninety-eight competitors from several primary, secondary and indeed tertiary institutions took to the stage for the exciting competition which saw the participants displaying their form in 11 divisions, ranging from the Tiny Tots to the Senior Boys.

There were a number of outstanding performances, including a repeat for Keiza Goodman-Hinds of George Lamming in the age 9-11 category, the capture of the Mr. Schoolboy crown by last year’s second place finisher Jeffrey Gay and the winning of the Upper Junior Girls (12 to 15) body fitness title by the multi-talented Mary Fraser of St. George Secondary.

Fraser is one of the island’s most promising junior boxers and a high quality cross-country runner.

Barbados TODAY was at Lester Vaughan and recaptures some of the exciting action.††

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