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Athletics: National U16 Championships: Ten Titles Already Awarded

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While waiting for the second and last day where twenty-seven finals will be played on July 23 at the Maryse Justin stadium in Réduit, some finals took place last Saturday, July 16, during the first day of the U16 national championships.

Even if no national record was broken during this opening day, the young talents gave their all. Like Gorgino Tron, bronze medalist in the 300m hurdles but who came to demonstrate his jumping skills by dominating the final of the men’s triple jump with a performance of 11m87. “I am very happy to have won the title in the triple jump and to be on the podium in the 300m.  Next Saturday I will give it my all to make the podium in the 100m final,” he said.

In the women’s 300m hurdles, it was Wezel Annu Van who took the title by making a strong impression with a time of 48.52 sec. In the heats of this event, she clocked 48.96 seconds while the record is 48.52 seconds.

In the men’s 3000m it was no surprise that Kenan Leclerc shined in 10:20:66 and in the girls’ event it was Nia Keeling who took the title in 11:51:93.

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