Winston George cracks national 400m record

In front of a loud New York crowd, Winston George overcame slight nerves and a heavy head wind to run the best race of his career, setting a new men’s 400 metres national record at the Adidas Diamond League athletics meet yesterday at Icahn Stadium in the “Big Apple”.

George clocked 45.57 seconds, shaving eight tenths of a second off Richard Jones’ previous national best of 45.65, while being edged into third place in the `B’ Class event in the fifth stop of the competition series.

The Guyana Police Force Sergeant, stormed down the homestretch but was nipped on the line by  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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