Second Aliann Pompey Invitational meet a success

After using last year’s inaugural Aliann Pompey Invitational as a litmus test, the 2017 edition of the meet which was staged last Saturday was dubbed an overwhelming success on many fronts.

The Grand Prix which was headlined by living sprint legend and six-time Olympian and 2003 World Championship 100m gold medalist, Kim Collins, attracted 13 other Olympians from 17 territories inclusive of Guyana.

The prize money tripled from US$6000 to US$18,500 and also the attendance significantly grew despite the distant location of the National Track and Field Centre at Leonora.

The meet will go down as a historic one as …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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