The Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Primary Schools Athletics Championship got under way today at the National Stadium in a blaze of glory.
Athletes from across the island competing in the Obadele Zone gave it their all in the effort to bring success to their respective schools. At the end of the day St Catherine’s Primary had taken charge of proceedings topping the girls’ competitors with 173.50 points and holding second position among the boys’ with 151 points. Two records were broken during the day and many more are expected to fall by the wayside as the competition continues during the week.
Barbados TODAY was there to bring this pictorial recap of the day’s exciting action.
Record-breaker in the 100m Khadejah Straughan slamming the field in the under-13 girls’ sprint.
J’Nov Davis of St Mark’s Primary jumping to victory in the under-11 boys’ long jump.
Zavion Nurse of St Philip’s Primary fighting to victory ahead of St Catherine’s Primary’s Todd Miller and Vishaul Chase of St Bernard’s in the U-13 400 metres.
Janeerah Wiltshire of St James Primary showed great determination to win the under-13 400m.
Decontae Boyce of St James Primary was focused on the finish-line in the under-nine boys’ 80m.
Under-seven girls’ 50 metres between Shonika Massiah of St Elizabeth Primary (left), Sehayla Richards of St James Primary. Massiah took the victory.
Bryeisha Worrell of St Catherine’s Primary (left)and Jade Roberts of St Philip’s battling to the finish line in the 600m open which Worrell won.
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