KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Six records have so far been shattered on the final day at the Jamaica High School Boys and Girls Champs 2013 at the National Stadium in Kingston.
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Amongst those breaking records on DAY 5 were Nathaniel Bann of Kingston College, who took down the Class Three boys 400m record, Devaughn Baker of Jamaica College, who claimed the Class Two boys 400m and Rushelle Burton of St. Andrew High School who broke the 80m hurdles record in Class Three.
Bann won the Class Three boys 400m in a record time of 49.13 seconds, while Baker led three runners under 47-seconds in the Class Two category.
Baker ran 46.64secs for first place, with Jaheel Hyde (Wolmers) 46.93secs and Martin Manley (St. Jago) 46.95secs, following him home.
Burton was outstanding in winning the 80m hurdles finals in 11.13secs, running into a -1.4 headwind. The class Three boys 100m hurdles record was also broken by Kamali Simpson of St. Jago who ran 13.10secs.
In the class one boys 110m hurdles, Omar McLeod established a new National junior record of 13.24secs on his way to striking gold for Kingston College, easing up and celebrating just before the tape as well.
Zaavan Richards threw 59.66m to take the boys Open Javelin with another record mark, improving the old standard of 58.75m.
POINTS STANDING SO FAR.
GIRLS AFTER 27 FINALS
Edwin Allen High School 298.5
Holmwood Technical 163.5
Vere Technical High 114
St. Jago High 111
Hydel High School 78.5
Wolmers’ Girls 62.5
BOYS AFTER 21 FINALS
Jamaica College 128,
Kingston College 126,