Super Upcoming Runners (SUR) and its New Amsterdam arm (NASUR) participated in the Hampton Games that was held in the Twin Island of Republic, Trinidad & Tobago, earlier this month.
According to a press release from the Club, the contingent including seven athletes, a coach and assistant coach/manager departed Guyana on May 26.
There were some outstanding performances where most of the athletes qualified for the finals in their events and two bronze medals won. Notable performances came from Stayon Wilson, who ran 49.8 seconds in the 400m which was a new personal best for him.
Tandika Hinds,who received a bronze medal in the 400m with a time of 1:00:00 and Dequan Bobb, who attained bronze in the 1500m with a time of 4:40, also performed creditably.
Ronaldo Gobin achieved personal best times in all his events. He ran 11.1 seconds in the U-17 100m, 22.9 seconds in the 200m and 53.3 seconds in 400m. The lone high jumper, Osafo Profitt achieved a height of 1.90m for fifth place in this event.
The other team members were Lynese McKenzie who competed in the 100m, 200m and 400m and Carlos Trinidad, who competed in the 100m and 200m. The Coaching the team included Ms. Carol Rodney and Team Manager, Andre Williams. It was the first regional competition for SUR since its inauguration a year ago.
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