Sunday, April 14, 2024

Odaine, Forde class acts

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Lester Vaughan’s lion-hearted athlete Shemia Odaine and Harrison College’s speed machine Julian Forde were awesome yesterday at the National Stadium.

They highlighted the first day of the Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships’ (BSSAC) finals as double crowned champions, The St Michael School (SMS) took an early lead among the boys and girls.

Odaine and Forde stole the spotlight with sublime speed to not only become the fastest schoolgirl and schoolboy but also qualify for next month’s CARIFTA Games in the Cayman Islands.

St Michael, with 179.50 points, were 12.5 ahead of Christ Church Foundation (167) among the girls with former queens, Springer Memorial third on 128.50. (EZS)

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