Champs stars shine at MVP Grassroots Athletics training camp

Saturday, November 18, 2017

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Gold medal winners from the 2017 ISSA Boys' & Girls' Champs swept the top awards at the MVP Track & Field Club's Grassroots Athletics Training Camp, held last Saturday at G C Foster College for Middlesex County.

Champs record holder in the 80m hurdles, Crystal Morrison of St Jago High School, won the MVP girl of the camp award for her outstanding performances in the six technical areas, in particular the hurdles.

Roje Stona, who won gold in the Class One discus at Champs 2017, was named the MVP boy of the camp. Stona noted that, “the technical sessions of jumps and throws were my favourites”.

Head coach of MVP Track & Field Club Paul Francis presented the athletes with their prizes after overseeing the sprinting technical session at the MVP Training Camp.

The other eight athletes specially recognised were Puma girl of the camp, Thaila Wilson; Vere Technical Puma boy of the camp, Jordain Squire; Holmwood Technical NCB girl of the camp, Thennelle Williams; St Jago NCB boy of the camp Ashane Beckford; Glenmuir High Reggae Jammin girl of the camp, Accacia Hinds; Holmwood Technical Reggae Jammin boy of the camp, Krisano Christie; St Catherine High Gatorade girl of the camp, Ramona Headman; Waterford High Gatorade boy of the camp, Renford Carty.

Nigel McClymont of Clarendon College was named the MVP coach of the camp.

The third of three Advanced Training Camps will be hosted by the MVP Track & Field Club at Kingston's National Stadium today.

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