T&T’s Jarrin Solomon (Memphis Pioneers) and Zakiya Denoon (Speyside High/Zenith) were winners on the US Indoor circuit over the weekend.
London Olympic 4x400m bronze medal winner, Jarrin Solomon, took the men’s 400m crown at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Meet in Albuquerque, Mexico on Friday (Jan 20) in 47.21. He beat fellow T&T athlete Asa Guevara (QRC/Abilene Wildcats), who was second in 47.36.
Guevara also helped his UTEP University team to gold in the 4x400m in 3:10.45.
Denoon raced the women’s 60m crown at the NYC Gotham Cup in Staten Island New York on January 20 in a time of 7.50 seconds.
Double Olympic 4x100m silver medallist Emmanuel Calendar (Memphis Pioneers) was second in the 60m finals at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Meet in 6.65. Micah Ballantyne (Adam State/North Gate) finished in sixth in 8.86.
Calendar had earlier won the 60m sprint at the Martin Luther King Jr Invitational in New Mexico on January 14 in 6.72.
Akanni Hislop (Bishops High/Zenith) and Xavier Mulugata (Fatima/Memphis Pioneers) made their collegiate debut for Louisiana State University. Hislop finished fifth in the men’s 60m finals in 6.90 at the Auburn Invitational.
Mulugata helped LSU to victory in the men’s 4x400m relay (3:14.24). Dominique Williams (San Juan Secondary/Abilene Wildcats) was sight in the women’s 200m in a indoor personal best of 24.09. The Alabama University student as part of her school’s 4x400m team which finished second in 2:36.54.
Tsai-Anne Joseph (St. Francois Girls/Abilene Wildcats) was fourth in the women’s 200mat the Missouri Invitational in Colombia, Missouri in Friday (January 20). The Missouri University student crossed the line in 25.89. She was also eighth in the 60m finals in 7.82 (7.81 in the heats).
Double Olympic 400m & 4x400m bronze medallist and World Championships 4x400m silver medallist, Lalonde Gordon, won the men’s 200m at the Great Dane Classic in Staten Island, New York on January 14 in 20.95.