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January 22, 2021

Japanese Government claim "absolutely no truth" in report of Tokyo 2020 cancellation

The Japanese Government has denied reports that this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo…
January 22, 2021

Lewis: TT Marathon to start TTOC 75th celebrations

PARTICIPATION in the 2021 TT International Marathon will kickstart the TT Olympic Committee (TTOC)’s 75th-anniversary…
January 22, 2021

Lewis: Marathon Walk ideal kick-start to TTOC’s 75th anniversary celebrations

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) will spark off their 75th anniversary commemoration with…
January 21, 2021

IOC chief declares 'there is no plan B' and that Tokyo Olympics will go ahead

Bach says ‘no reason’ Games will not open on time in July. Pound suggests the…
January 21, 2021

Olympic athletes and officials ponder vaccine dilemma as Tokyo Games loom

With the Covid-19 pandemic still raging, Olympians wonder whether they will – and should –…
January 21, 2021

TTOC leadership to take part in virtual marathon fundraiser for athletes

A team from the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) are set to take part…

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Nathan Farinha anchored Trinidad and Tobago to bronze in the Pan American Junior Track and Field Championship men's 4x100 metres relay, in Edmonton, Canada, on Sunday night.

Francis Louis, Joash Huggins, Corey Stewart and Farinha combined for a 40.50 seconds clocking. Jamaica produced a 40.15 run to grab gold, while silver was seized by Bahamas in 40.32.

The sprint relay bronze, on the third and final day of the hemispheric Under-20 meet, carried the country's medal tally to three--one gold, one silver, one bronze. Khalifa St Fort earned gold in the women's 100m, while Portious Warren picked up silver in the women's shot put.

On Sunday, Jael Fergusson, Jeminise Parris, Jendayi Noel and St Fort on anchor teamed up for fourth spot in the women's 4x100m relay. The T&T quartet got home in 47.11 seconds. United States won in 43.79, from Jamaica (44.31) and Bahamas (45.96).

T&T's Omari Benoit cleared the bar at 1.90 metres for 10th spot in the men's high jump. Both the gold medallist, American Randall Cunningham, and silver medallist, Cuban Luis Zayas went over at 2.16m. Jamaican Clayton Brown bagged bronze with a 2.13m clearance.

Another T&T athlete, Kenejah Williams finished 10th in the men's shot put. He threw the iron ball 16.45m. United States swept the top two spots, John Maurins getting gold with a 19.49m effort and Ayomidotun Ogundeji claiming silver at 19.20m. Bronze went to Jamaican Demar Gayle (18.56m).

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