Wolmer's Girls secure gold and silver in Class III High Jump at Champs

By April 07, 2022

Wolmer’s Girls secured gold and silver medals in the Class III High Jump at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships early on Thursday.

Shanniqua Williams cleared a personal-best height of 1.74m to secure gold while her teammate Danielle Noble cleared 1.71m for silver. Edwin Allen’s Asia McKay cleared the same height for bronze but lost the silver medal on the countback.

Meanwhile, Kingston College’s Class I Long Jump champion Jaydon Hibbert led all qualifiers to the final of the triple jump with a 16.01m effort. Hibbert already has a massive personal best of 16.56m this season, a national junior record.

The only other jumpers to surpass 15m in qualifying were Petersfield’s Royan Walters (15.22m) and JC’s Stafon Roach (15.09m). KC and JC will both have two jumpers in the final as Hibbert’s teammate Ronaldo Andrews jumped 14.01 to qualify while JC’s Rajuan Ricketts produced a 14.85m effort to advance. The final is scheduled for Friday.

Elsewhere in the field, the Jamaica College pair of Zachary Campbell (17.20m) and Delangelo Jackson (15.46m) were the top two qualifiers to the final of the Boys Class II Shot Put. KC’s Despiro Wray (14.54m) and Antonio Walkin (14.41m) will also be in the final scheduled for later on Thursday.

KC will also have two jumpers in the Boys Class III Long Jump final scheduled for Friday as Courtney Kinglock soared to 6.10m to lead all qualifiers. His teammate, Amani Phillips, had the joint- third longest jump in qualifying with 5.74m. JC’s Michael-Andre Edwards had the second-longest jump in qualifying with 5.99m.

 

 

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