Michelle-Lee Ahye completed the sprint double while Machel Cedenio impressed in the men’s 400m to highlight Sunday’s final day of Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic Trials.
In the women’s 200m, which was supported by a +1.6m/s wind at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Ahye completed the double in 22.33secs, a new Trinidad and Tobago record. She earlier won the 100m in 11.00 flat (10.94 in the semis).
Semoy Hackett took second in 22.61 and Reyare Thomas, third in 22.72. Kelly-Ann Baptiste finished fourth in 22.79.
In the men’s race, Rondell Sorrillo, 20.24, beat Richard Thompson, 20.54, and Shermund Allsop, 20.67 (+2.1m/s wind).
Winston George of Guyana won the first final in 20.64 ahead of Grenadian, Joel Redhead, 20.82.
Cedenio topped the men’s 400m in 44.45 ahead of Lalonde Gordon, the London 2012 bronze medallist, 44.69 and Deon Lendore, 45.47. Jarrin Solomon, 45.49 and Renny Quow, former World Championships bronze medallist, 45.85, were fourth and fifth, respectively.
Kineke Alexander of St. Vincent and The Grenadines, 52.33, Grenadian Kennika Beckles, 52.61 and Garcia Paris of Puerto Rico, 52.71 were the top three from the women’s 400m dash. The top locals were Dominique Williams with 52.83 and Shawna Fermin, 53.96.
Keshorn Walcott topped the javelin with 80.45m.
Jehue Gordon was second in the men’s 400m hurdles, 50.44, behind Puerto Rican, Eric Alejandro, 50.17. Emmanuel Mayers was third in 50.49.
Janeil Bellille hit the Olympic qualifying mark in the women’s 400m hurdles, her time 56.11. Sparkle McKnight was second in 56.83.
Cleopatra Borel is again on her way to the greatest sporting event on earth with 17.88 to win the women’s shot put.