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BVIAA to host Third Development Meet of Season

The BVIAA will be hoping for another great evening of running, jumping and throwing to increase the list of qualifiers for the Year’s major Regional and International Meets. Photo: BVIAA
On Friday January 13, 2017 Djimon Gumbs opened the track and field season with a National Youth record in discus throw with a mark of 55.51 meters. Photo: Provided
On Friday January 13, 2017 Djimon Gumbs opened the track and field season with a National Youth record in discus throw with a mark of 55.51 meters. Photo: Provided
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Athletics Association (BVIAA) continues its development meet this weekend, over 2 days, starting on Friday January 27, 2017 and concluding on Saturday January 28, 2017 at the AO Shirley Grounds.

There is an action packed list of Events for the 2nd Development of the Year, third overall, with Heptahlon and Octathlon events a special feature. However, there is something for everyone, as there are Sprints, Field Events and Relays wrapped up in the two-day affair.

Full list of events as follows:-

FRIDAY Jan 27

  1. 17:30 – 100M (octathlon) & under 13 to open (M)
  2. 17:40 – 100M H (heptathlon) & open (F)
  3. 18:00 – long jump (octathlon) & under 9 to open (M)
  4. 18:10 – high jump (heptathlon) & under 11 to open (F)
  5. 19:00 – shot put (octathlon) & under 13 to open (M)
  6. 19:10 – shot put (heptathlon) & under 13 to open (F)
  7. 20:00 – 400m (octathlon) & under 15 to open (M)
  8. 20:10 – 200m (heptathlon) &  under 11 to open (F)

SATURDAY Jan 28

  1. 13:00 – 110M H (octathlon) & open (M)
  2. 13:00 – long jump (heptathlon) & under 9 to open (F)
  3. 13:10 – 60m U.9  m & f
  4. 13:20 – 80m U.11 m & f
  5. 13:30 – 100m U.13 to open  f
  6. 13:30 – high jump (octathlon)  & under 11 to open (M)
  7. 13:40 – 300m U.11 & U.13  m & f
  8. 13:50 – 400m U.15 to open (F)
  9. 14:00 – 800m U.15 to open (M)
  10. 14:10 -  javelin (heptathlon) & under 18 to open (F)
  11. 14:15 – 150m U,9 m & f
  12. 14:30 – 400M H open m & f
  13. 14:45 – 200m U.11 to open (M)
  14. 14:45 – javelin (octathlon) & under 18 to open (M)
  15. 15:15 – sprint medley relay (100-100-200-400) (U.11), (U.13 & U.15) m & f
  16. 15:45 – 800m (heptathlon) & 0pen (F)
  17. 16:00 – 1500m (octathlon) & open (M)

Back at the second Meet on Friday January 13, 2017 Djimon Gumbs opened the track and field season with a National Youth record in discus throw with a mark of 55.51 meters, or 182 feet and 5 ½ inches. Mr Gumbs is the first VI athlete to qualify for the 2017 Carifta Games slated for April 15-17 in Curacao and Word under 18 Youth Championships in Kenya in July 2017.

The BVIAA will be hoping for another great evening of running, jumping and throwing to increase the list of qualifiers for the Year’s major Regional and International Meets.

Results for 1st place winners at last 2 development meets are noted below;

BVIAA Development Meet #2 – 13 January, 2017 Results

Long Jump U11 Boys – Latriel Williams n3.43m, Long Jump U11 Girls – 1. Tamri Thomas, 2.74m, Long Jump U15 Boys – 1. Jaleel Croal, 5.43m , Long Jump Open Males –  1. Akeem Bradshaw, 6.90m., Discus U13 Girls – 1. Jonique Smith, 18.20m., Discus U15 Boys – 1. J’Khoi Smith, 20.64m., Discus U18 Male –  1. Djimon Gumbs, 55.51m (NYR), Discus U20 Male – 1. Deshoy Ward, 35.61m , Javelin Open Male – 1. Kevin Vanterpool, 52.31 , Javelin Open Female – 1. Britney Peters, 39.71. , 50M U9 Boys: 1. Tiondre Frett, 7.80., 60M U11 Boys : 1. Latriel Williams, 9.72. , 60M U11 Girls – 1. Asia McMaster, 8.98. 60M U13 Boys – 1. Antwun Maduro, 9.13. , 60M U13 Girls – 1. Akeela McMaster, 8.98. 80M U15 Girls – 1. Abriel Magloire, 80M U20 Male – 1. Johnt’a Charles, 9.25.80M U20 Male Open – 1. Ronique Todman 9.22. , 80M U20 Female Open – 1. Kayla Penn, 10.13., 600M U15 Males – 1. Malik John, 1:36.21.,600M U15 Females – 1. Jahtivyah Williams, 1:51.94. , 600M Open Male – 1. Joshua Hill 1:26.48. , 600M Open Female – 1. Tashira Edwards, 1:39.27. 80MH U13 Girls – 1. Ariyah Smith 14.70. 80MH U18 – 1. Xiomara Malone, 13.18. 80MH Open Female- 1. Ariana Hayde, 14.47.  80MH Open Male – 1. Jelani Norman, 11.95.1000M Open Female – 1. Katrina Lindsay, 3:31.64. 1000M Open Male – 1. Deron Leslie, 2:58.51.  350M U20 Female – 1. Keara Joseph 58.30350M Open  Females – 1.  Zakharia Frett, 48.76. 350M Males U20 – 1. Johnt’a Charles, 44.44.350M Males Open – 1. Ronique Todman 300M U15 Girls –  1. Ariyah Smith, 43.04. 300M U15 Boys – 1. Jaleel Croal, 39.57. 250M U11 Girls – 1. Shyra Stoutt, 45.06. 250M U11 Boys – 1. Kareem Lettsome, 37.24. 250M U13 Girls – 1. Anaya Findlay 37.89250M U13 Boys – 1. T’Khoi Stevens, 37.47.  120M U9 Boys – 1. Tiondre Frett 17.67. Sprint Medley Girls – 1. Sprint Tech (Ariyah Smith, Breisly Rabsatt, Azariah Christopher, Jahtivya Williams),  2:00.16, Sprint Medley Boys – 1. Sprint Tech (Wanyae Belle, Malik John, Jaleel Croal, J’mari Duhaney) 1:48.83

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