Nicholls bags silver
Barbados continue to make a statement in the hurdles events at the Central American and Caribbean Junior Athletics Championships in Morelia, Mexico, with Michael Nicholls gaining a silver medal in the Under-18 boys’ 110 metres hurdles yesterday.
Following gold medal-winning performances by Tia-Adana Belle and Rivaldo Leacock in the Under-20 girls’ and Under-18 boys’ 400 metres hurdles respectively as well as Jerrad Mason’s bronze in the Under-20 boys’ 400 metres, Nicholls became the fourth hurdler to medal, clocking 13.66 seconds.
His teammate Juwan Augustine was sixth in 14.50 seconds. On Saturday, Nicholls also competed in the 200 metres, which was won by Jamaica’s Chad Walker (21.12) and was seventh in 21.90 seconds. (EZS)