Bahamians participate in the 2018 Grenada Invitational


Three Bahamians participated in the 2018 Grenada Invitational at the Kirani James National Athletics Stadium in St. George’s, Grenada. In the women’s 200 meters  Tynia Gaither got her season started running out of lane six, came round and finished 3rd in 23.62 seconds. Alonzo Russell in the men’s 400m  turned in a subpar performance, running 46.25 seconds to finish fifth. Still feeling a bit of jet lag a week earlier, he anchored The Bahamas’ men’s 4x400m relay team to the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast of Australia, running a split of 44.52 seconds on the anchor leg. The other Bahamian to see action was ‘Superman’ Leevan Sands in the men’s long jump had a best leap of 23’ 11-1/2” to finish sixth.

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