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Herbert in a 400m hurry!

- becomes just the third VI male athlete to break 47.00 seconds in the 400m
Quarter miler Khari Herbert was timed at 46.81 seconds in his latest 400 metres run and moved to No. 2 on the BVI All Time List in helping the Falcons to add the CIAA Outdoor Conference title to the indoor one they won back in February. Photo: Provided
In New Jersey, sprinter Ashley Kelly (centre) won a sprint double at the Larry Ellis Invitational in Princeton. Kelly had times of 11.88 seconds and a season’s best of 23.68 in the 200m for the best mark by a BVI female so far this season. She will open her 400m campaign in St Maarten on May 9, 2015. Photo: VINO/File
In New Jersey, sprinter Ashley Kelly (centre) won a sprint double at the Larry Ellis Invitational in Princeton. Kelly had times of 11.88 seconds and a season’s best of 23.68 in the 200m for the best mark by a BVI female so far this season. She will open her 400m campaign in St Maarten on May 9, 2015. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - St Augustine’s sophomore Khari Herbert became just the third (British) Virgin Islands male athlete to break 47.00 seconds in the 400m when he placed fourth in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Conference Championships held at Virginia State University in Petersburg, Va., on Saturday April 18, 2015.

Herbert was timed at 46.81 seconds and moved to No. 2 on the BVI All Time List in helping the Falcons to add the CIAA Outdoor Conference title to the indoor one they won back in February.

The Falcons amassed 158 points to win their 18th consecutive CIAA title.

Herbert lowered his best of 47.21 from 2013 and ran 47.23 in the prelims to qualify for the final. He missed the 200m final after running 21.82 seconds to place fourth in his heat with the ninth best time overall.

Sprint double for Ashley Kelly

In New Jersey, sprinter Ashley Kelly won a sprint double at the Larry Ellis Invitational in Princeton. Kelly had times of 11.88 seconds and a season’s best of 23.68 in the 200m for the best mark by a VI female so far this season. She will open her 400m campaign in St Maarten on May 9, 2015.

Sprinter Tahesia Harrigan-Scott was second in her 100m heat with a wind aided time of 11.36 seconds, in the NTC/Pure Athletics Invitational in Clermont, Fla. She ran 11.48 to advance to the final.

Chantel Malone was fourth in the Mt. SAC Invitational Long Jump on Saturday when she cut the sand with a best mark of 6.36m during an effort that had a +2.1 meters per second tailwind.

Sprinter Karene King finished seventh in the 100m in Friday night in 11.82 seconds and she was sixth in the 200m on Saturday, in 24.09 seconds.

6 Responses to “Herbert in a 400m hurry!”

  • ccc (23/04/2015, 09:59) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    All the best to our young people
  • cay (23/04/2015, 10:58) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    look at thoes powerful girls nice!!
  • Ty-Rexx (23/04/2015, 12:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    EXCELLENT performances by all our athletes. We are so proud of you. By the way, who are the #1 and #2 performers in the 400?
  • foxy (23/04/2015, 14:35) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Always good to see our people doing their best despite lack of help from Myron and the NDP
  • love it (23/04/2015, 15:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Love seeing positive news about our athletes. Keep up the good work, continue pushing and staying focus. You guys time will come!


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