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Bronze for Beckles and mixed squash pair


Bronze for Beckles and mixed squash pair

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Barbados’ medal tally at the ongoing Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Veracruz, Mexico, has moved to three.

Athlete Kierre Beckles clocked 13.47 seconds to win a bronze in the women’s 100m hurdles while the mixed doubles squash pair of Gavin Cumberbatch and Karen Meakins also won a bronze medal by triumphing over Diana Garcia and Alfredo Avila of Mexico 11-9, 11-2.

In Beckles’ race, Colombia gained gold and silver, courtesy of Marcela Florez and Maria Merlano, who both crossed the line in 13.19 seconds. Florez was awarded the gold by photo finish.

The two bronze medals follow sprinter Levi Cadogan’s silver on Tuesday in the men’s 100 metres. (EZS)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.