Trinidad athletes win gold in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands,  CMC- Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Keston Bledman and hurdler Mikel Thomas won their respective events at the Flame Games in Amsterdam, Netherlands over the weekend.
Bledman stopped the clock at 10.11 seconds to top the men’s 100 metres field finishing ahead of Netherlands sprinter, Churandy Martina (10.12) and Barbadian Ramon Gittens (10.22).

In the qualifying round, Bledman was first to the line in heat one in 10.15 seconds, leading all qualifiers into the final. Martina won heat two in a wind-assisted 10.20.

Thomas emerged victorious in the men’s 110m hurdles, in 13.64 seconds. American Ty Akins was the runner-up in 13.74, while Gianni Frankis of Great Britain clocked 13.79 to cop third spot.

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