KC's Ralford Mullings destroys Class 2 shot put record on his way to gold medal

By March 28, 2019

Ralford Mullings of Kingston College established a new Class Shot put record on his way to winning the gold medal at the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston on Thursday.

Mullings just fell short of the 20m mark putting the shot out to a mark of 19.99m shattering the record of 18.18m set by Warren Barrett of Cornwall College back  in 2014.

Calabar’s Kobe Lawrence won the silver medal with his best mark of 17.61 while his teammate Zayne Simmons copped the bronze with a throw of 16.96m.

Meanwhile, Calabar’s Kai Chang easily won the Class 1 discus with a mark of 61.93m. The silver medal went to Romario Jackson of St.Jago who managed 58.57m for silver with Daniel Copeland of Petersfield taking the bronze with 56.84m.

There was a new record in the Class 4 girl long jump when Jounee Armstrong leapt out to 5.64m to eclipse the previous mark of 5.52 set by St. Elizabeth Technical Opal James in 2008.

Edwin Allen’s Santae Wilson took the silver medal with 5.13m just ahead of Rohanna Sudlow of Hydel who was only two centimetres behind.

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