Jul 07, 2013 Sports
By Zaheer Mohamed
Naomi King, Amy Grant, Britany van Lange and Joseph de Nobrega turned in outstanding performances on the second day of the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) July Sprints 2013 Meet at the National Acquatic Centre Liliendaal East Coast Demerara yesterday.
Naomi King carted off the Girls 9-10 100 meter Freestyle while Amy Grant took the first podium position in the Girls 11-12 100 meter Freestyle; Sarah King claimed second and Alyssa Nurse third.
Ken Sahadeo took the Boys 9-10 100 meter Freestyle. The Boys 11-12 100 meter Freestyle event went to Daniel Scott; Nathon Hackett took second place while Nkosi Beaton finished third. Onika George, Accalia Khan and Shanice Mahaica captured first, second and third places respectively in the Girls 13-14 100 meter Freestyle.
Joseph de Nobrega defeated Dylan Nurse (2nd) and Nicholas Persaud (3rd) in the Boys 13-14 100 meter Freestyle. Britany van Lange won the Girls 15-17 100 meter Freestyle ahead of Athena Gaskin (2nd) and Soroya Simmons (3rd).
Hannibal Gaskin claimed first in the Boys 15-17 100 meter Freestyle while Omar Adams took second and Derrick Ramsaroop third. Earlando Mc Rae and Joseph Seguina took first and second in the Boys 18 and Under 100 meter Freestyle. Aleka Persaud won the Girls 8 and under 50 meter Backstroke, while Amber De Groeas and Riley Nurse came in second and third respectively.
Leon Seaton of Silver Shark swim club won the Boys 8 and under 100 meter IM while Sarah King of Dorado Swim Speed Club took then honours in the Girls 11-12 200 meter IM final.
The Boys 11-12 200 meter IM went to Daniel Scott. Athena Gaskin grabbed the Girls 15-17 200 meter IM while Riley Nurse claimed first in the Girls 8 and under 100 meter Freestyle. Leon Seaton took the Boys 8 and under 100 meter Freestyle ahead of Raekwon Noel.
The Boys 8 and Under 50 meter Backstroke event was won by Leon Seaton; Josiah King placed second and Raekwon Noel third. Naomi King was once again in the winning lane this time in the Girls 9-10 50 meter Backstroke, Donna Carter finished second and Danielle George third. Sekhel Tzedeq defeated Ken Sahadeo in the Boys 9-10 50 meter Backstroke.
Amy Grant powered her way to victory in the Girls 11-12 50 meter Backstroke while Sarah King and Alyssa Nurse finished second and third respectively. Daniel Scott won the Boys 11-12 50 meter Backstroke ahead of Nathon Hacket and Nkosi Beaton.
The Girls 13-14 50 meter Backstroke event went to Accalia Khan who overcame Onika George. Dylan Nurse proved too good for his opponents in the Boys 13-14 50 meter Backstroke; Joseph de Nobrega finished second and Jamaal Skeete third.
Soroya Simmons got the better of Athena Gaskin in the Girls 15-17 50 meter Backstroke while Hannibal Gaskin won the Boys 15-17 50 meter Backstroke and Joseph Seguina the Boys 18 and over 50 meter Backstroke.
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