Vincentian and Jamaican athletes take CARICOM 10K titles

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(L-R) Kenisha Pascal of Grenada - 2nd; Linda McDowall of St Vincent and the Grenadines - 1st; Carlie Pipe of Barbados 3rd

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Vincentian athlete Linda McDowald copped her second title in the women’s leg of the annual CARICOM 10K Race in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on Saturday with a winning time of 39 mins 50 secs. This was slightly slower than the 37:57 run for her first title in 2016 in Guyana.

Second place in Saturday’s race went to Grenadian Kenisha Pascal who crossed the finish line in 40:21 while third place went to Carlie Pipe of Barbados in 46:12.

Jamaica took the top two places in the men’s leg of the event. Dwayne Graham won in a time of 34:15 and Oshane Archibald took second place in 34:19.

Vincentian Junior Ashton copped the third spot in 35:54 while his compatriot and former event winner Pamenos Ballantyne had to settle for 4th in 37:40.

The CARICOM 10K and a 5K Run/Walk were associate events of the 39th CARICOM heads of government meeting held in Montego Bay, July 4-6, 2018.

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