Giddings stunned by Kaitan in Road Race
By Staff Writer On November 21, 2012 @ 5:11 am In Sports
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District Nine’s Samuel Kaitan stunned race favourite Nathaniel Giddings to win the 10km road race yesterday morning as the Guyana Teacher Union (GTU)/Ministry of Education/Digicel National Schools Track and Field Championships got underway.
District 10’s Giddings, who is the South American 10km Classic two-time reigning junior champion, had led for the first three kilometres (3km) before Kaitan pulled up alongside him and waged a battle for the lead which lasted for the next 4km. District 11’s Devaun Barrington placed third while Grivon Grant (37:46.2) of District five placed fourth.
Kaitan, who placed 39th overall at the South American (SA) 10km last month, clocked 35 minutes, 30 seconds (35:30) to win yesterday’s race. Giddings had finished the SA 10km fifth overall and was the…to continue reading this article, please subscribe. Already a subscriber ? Sign In.
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