Headquarters repeat as GPF champions

In a remarkable display of speed, strength, stamina and leaping ability, Headquarters track and field team repeated as champions of the annual Police Inter-Division Championships Friday night at Eve Leary Ground.

Headquarters tallied 501 points to defeat ‘A’ Division (472 points).

‘B’ Division finished in the cellar on a meagre 191 points.

The meet’s fastest man, Tevin Garraway racing to victory in the men’s 100m Invitational ahead of Kevin Abbensetts and Kenneth Semple.(Orlando Charles photo)
The meet’s fastest man, Tevin Garraway racing to victory in the men’s 100m Invitational ahead of Kevin Abbensetts and Kenneth Semple.(Orlando Charles photo)

Throughout the three-day championships, the victors threw, leaped and ran away with most of the events while placing in the top five in many of the others.

Meanwhile, Guyana accrued 472 points to finish in the top podium spot for the international segment. Trinidad and Tobago was a distant first runner up (150 points) followed by Antigua (30 points), St. Vincent (25 points) and Suriname (11 points).

For the individual honours, ‘A’ Divisions’ Shawn Semple who blazed to victories in the ‘A’ class men’s 100m and 200m races was adjudged the ‘A’ class male champion athlete. On the distaff side, Janella Jonas of ‘C’ Division, was announced winner of the female champion athlete award.

The meet’s fastest man, Tevin Garraway, who clocked 10.5s to win the Invitational 100m ahead of Kevin Abbensetts (10.6s) and Kenneth Semple (11.0s) took home the trophy for the Male Youth Club Athlete.

Following the event, Commissioner of Police (Ag), Seelall Persaud mentioned that Headquarters along with the standout athletes of the meet will be rewarded for their performances.

 

Latest in Sports

20160629back29

Women’s singles title up for grabs

The Digicel sponsored Guyana Squash Association’s national championships commence this evening at the Georgetown Club with the women’s singles title up for grabs since last year’s champion Nicolette Fernandes will not be defending her crown.

Ryan Hackett of Chase Academy (white/right) trying to maintain possession of the ball while being challenged by an opposing player during his team’s opening fixture in the Digicel Schools Football Championship at the Ministry of Education ground yesterday.

Goalkeeping blunders aid Vergenoengen Secondary

Vergenoegen Secondary overcame a one goal deficit compliments of poor goalkeeping to defeat Leonora Technical Institute (LTI) 3-1 when the Digicel Schools Football Championship continued yesterday at the Leonora Sports Facility.

20160629cRICKET

Stars set to clash on Caribbean turf in high-octane T20

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC– Nail biting encounters and packed venues are predicted while millions from around the world will be glued to television screens as the curtain rises on the fourth edition of an eagerly anticipated HERO Caribbean Premier league (CPL) today.

default placeholder

No sentiment as Murray beats fellow Brit Broady

LONDON, (Reuters) – Second seed Andy Murray showed no mercy to fellow Britain Liam Broady as he launched his Wimbledon challenge with a straightforward 6-2 6-3 6-4 victory yesterday.

Managing Director of Courts, Clyde de Haas, handing over a cheque worth $500,000 to Race and Programme Manager for Crime and Security at CARICOM, Sherwin Toyne-Stephenson.

Courts on board for CARICOM 10K Road Race

Furniture giant, Courts, will collaborate with the Ministry of Education – Department of Culture, Youth and Sport and the Athletics Association of Guyana to stage the 12th annual CARICOM 10K Road Race on Sunday.

default placeholder

Kuznetsova dumps out sinking Wozniacki

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova got a late birthday present under Wimbledon’s centre court roof  yesterday with a 7-5 6-4 win over former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, who is projected to drop out of the top 50 with the defeat.

Action in the mixed doubles final between Narayan and Priyanna Ramdhani and Jonathan Mangra and Ambika Ramraj.

Young Ramdhani gets better of his father

As expected Narayan Ramdhani and partner Jonathan Mangra defeated Gokarn Ramdhani and Nicholas Ali to win the men’s doubles final of the Guyana Olympic Association Open badminton tournament which concluded Monday at the National Gymnasium.

default placeholder

Warner Park to host CPL final

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC-The finals of this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) have been awarded to St.Kitts and Nevis, organizers announced yesterday.

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Stay updated! Follow Stabroek News on Facebook or Twitter.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning: