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Top young athletes impress at NSC

Several top young athletes produced some encouraging displays at the National Sports Centre at the weekend.

Hosted by the Bermuda National Athletics Association (BNAA), spectators saw many of the Island’s Carifta Games stars compete in a wide range of events.

In the Under-17 girls’ shot put, Tiara DeRosa won with a throw of 11.66 metres.

Taahirah Butterfield claimed victory in the Under-20 girls’ 100 metres in 12.80 seconds, and Kaelyn Castle won the Under-20 girls’ 200 metres in 29.13.

Antonio Bailey clocked 23.47 seconds on his way to victory in the Under-20 boys’ 200 metres.

Michiah Robinson won the Under-17 boys’ 400m in 51.58 seconds, while David Darrell won the Under-17 boys’ 800 metre in 2:08.24.

Competing overseas, Jasmine Brunson’s Clemson University defeated Florida State University to win their fourth straight ACC Women's Outdoor track and field title.

It was Clemson’s eighth straight league crown after they beat the Seminoles in the final event of the evening.

Brunson finished fourth in the women’s triple jump with a jump of 12.76 metres, and then finished tenth in the women’s long jump with a leap of 5.9 metres.

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Published April 23, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated April 22, 2013 at 6:05 pm)

Top young athletes impress at NSC

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