GC Foster Classic: Orrin Powell shatters national javelin record

GC Foster Classic: Orrin Powell shatters national javelin record

Saturday, February 20, 2016

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Orrin Powell threw a new national record distance of 75.01 metres to win the javelin event at the GC Foster Classic now under way in St Catherine.
Powell, representing the host institution, erased the previous record of 71.18 metres set in January by Orlando Thomas.
Powell has now accomplished the national record for a second time after previously holding the record of 70.23 metres prior to Thomas' throw earlier this year.
Sherdon Cowan

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