Graham clocks personal best to claim 400m hurdles crown

By Sports Desk March 29, 2019

Edwin Allen’s Lashana Graham clocked a new personal best to win the women’s 400m hurdles open at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletic Championships at the National Stadium on Friday.

Graham clocked a breezy 57.99, which was a new personal best to comfortably ease away from a competitive field.  Johnelle Thomas of St Catherine High was second in 58.78, which was also personal best a feat also achieved by third-place Rosealea Cooper of St Jago who clocked 59.05.

Danielle Brissett, a former St Jago sprinter, failed to deliver on a promising lead-up to the championships, losing momentum over the final hurdle to finish seventh in a pedestrian 1:03.72.

 

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