Alitia Moore aiming to shine at President’s/Jefford Classic
Talented 18-year-old athlete, Alita ‘Logga Logga’ Moore is one of the athletes expected to create a
storm as has come to be expected of her when the 3rd edition of the President’s/Jefford Track and Field Classic comes off on May 20 at the McKenzie Sports Club Ground, Linden.
Moore, one of the most improved athletes on the local scene, blazed the trail in the 400m at last year’s event at the same venue.
So far in the 2012 season, Moore has been holding her own on the track and in field events also, especially in the 100m sprint.
Moore, a member of the Police Progressive Youth Club (PPYC) recently won the Digicel National Under-23 Games women’s100m race in 12.2sec ahead of team mate, Tiffany Carto and Running Brave’s top athlete, Neisa Allen.
The promising athlete also did well in the same event at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Club Developmental Meet, taking third among athletes the likes of Fortune, Letitia Myles, Leota Bobb, Tirono Mitchell. Moore’s time in that race was 12.1sec; Fortune won the showdown in 11.6sec with Myles 2nd 11.9sec.
The multi-talented athlete also won the 100m at the Upper Demerara School Developmental Meet at the MSC Ground, leaving Myles in her wake, clocking 12.2 to win. Running Brave’ Shaquane Daniels followed Moore to the line in 12.9sec with Shaskia Rogers 3rd.
Moore is not only a top performer on the track but has also been turning heads in field events.