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Josiah four times a champ

Anmar Goodridge-Boyce

Josiah four times a champ
Defending champion Oein Josiah made a strong surge in the 10-K run yesterday morning to capture the national triathlon title. - (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)

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Oein Josiah is now the four-time Barbados National Triathlon men’s champion.

The 32-year-old Guyanese-born produced a sublime display yesterday morning to win the three-event Olympic race emphatically and defend his crown on The Mighty Grynner Highway.

Chasing victory in front of a small crowd on Brandons, Josiah, who was first out of the blocks in the 1 500-metre swim, fell behind early as Cary Banfield held the lead coming out of the water.

Gregory Austin surged ahead, creating a gap between himself and the other competitors in the ten-lap (40 kilometre) bike race.

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