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touched the wall in
one minute, 50.84
seconds, an Olympic
time and the ninth
best overall, which
was ahead of Phelps
1:51.34 in his heat.
T&T s other
entrant at the meet,
2004 Athens Greece,
Bovell III had a best
fourth in the men s 50m freestyle A-final in 22.44
seconds behind Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian
(21.56), Canada s Santo Condorelli (22.24) and Brad
A two-time World Championship bronze medallist
as well, the 32-year-old Bovell, a former five-time
NCAA champion at Auburn Umniversity was fourth
in the seventh of 13 heats in 22.81 seconds to trail
the same trio of Adrian (22.39), Condorelli (22.44)
and Tandy (22.66) to the wall.
On Saturday, Bovell ended his participation at the
meet with a slow 59.19 clocking in the men s 100m
freestyle for eight spot and 119th overall.
On Thursday, Bovell III, competing in his first
meet since the Pan American Games in Toronto,
Canada, in July where he captured bronze in the
men s 50m freestyle final, was 39th overall in the
men s 100m breaststroke with a time of 1:05.56 min-
utes for seventh in heat.
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T&T s Dylan Carter had a fourth placed
finish in the men s 100m freestyle C-final
when the Arena Pro Swim Series conclud-
ed at the Jean K Freeman Aquatic Centre,
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, on
Swimming from lane six, the 19-year-
old Carter, a World Youth Olympic silver
and bronze medal swimmer, raced home in
51.32 seconds in behind the trio of Bruno
Ortiz (50.56), Stefan Milosevic (50.82) and
Karl King who touched the wall in 50.98.
Others in the race included Michael
Andrew (51.41), Giovanny Lima (51.56), Tom
Kremer (51.65) and Danny Tucker (52.01).
A silver medal winner in the men s 50m
butterfly at the 2013 FINA World Junior
Championship, Carter had earlier clocked
51.24 seconds for fifth spot in the 15th of
17 heats behind Marcelo Chierighini (49.08),
Ryan Lochte (49.64), Geoff Cheah (50.32)
and Ortiz (50.84) in the morning heats.
A day earlier, Carter was eighth in the
men s 100m backstroke B-final in 56.97
seconds behind Paul Le (55.78), record
Olympic medal haul winner Michael Phelps
(56.12), Daryl Turner (56.13), David Nolan
(56.19), Bryce Bohman (56.48), James Wells
(56.64) and Yuri Kisil (56.79)
In the heats on Friday morning, Carter
(56.82) ended fifth in the seventh of nine
men s 100m backstroke heats to qualify for
the B-Final in 13th spot.
And on Thursday, Carter, a University of
Southern California All-American---who is
sitting out of the coming NCAA season in
order to prepare for next year s Olympic
Games in Brazil was seventh in the men s
200m freestyle B-Final in one minute, 52.01
Solo beaver trick
Arun Roopnarine completed the beaver trick of
titles in this year s Solo National Junior Table-
Tennis Championship when he retained his Under-
18 Boys singles crown on Sunday.
Having won the Under-21 Mixed Doubles with
Brittany Joseph, the Under-21 Boys Doubles with
Davone Joseph and Under-21 Singles crown at the
Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Tacarigua
on Sunday, Roopnarine of the University of T&T
made light work of his opponents on his way to
keeping hold of his Under-18 boys title 24 hours
In the final, Roopnarine, a member of the senior
national men s team outclassed Benoni Daniel of
Bishop s 11-3, 12-10, 11-9.
When the knockout phase started, Roopnarine
beat Matthew Mootra 11-4, 11-4, 11-8; Rakim Cabralis
11-4, 11-6, 11-8 and Joshua Maxwell 11-9, 12-14, 11-
8, 11-0 in the semifinals.
Daniel had a much tougher route as he battled
his way past Nikoli Alexis 11-13, 11-3, 11-8, 11-7,
and Luc O Young 8-11, 14-12, 11-6, 11-8, before
dumping Shaquille Mitchell 11-4, 6-11, 12-10, 11-
8 in their semis.
Maxwell defeated Micthell for third 10-12, 11-7,
Jasher De Gannes joined Catherine Spicer as win-
ners of two titles when she overwhelmed Brittany
Joseph 11-9, 11-8, 11-5 in the Under-18 Girls final.
De Gannes also won her semifinal over Jevaune
Stewart in straight sets, 11-9, 11-5, 11-5 and Joseph,
a former senior national women s singles champion
ousted Anjana Valsalan 11-2, 11-5, 7-11, 11-6.
And in the playoff for third, Stewart won 2-11,
11-9, 11-6, 6-11, 11-6.
Joshua Maxwell captured the Under-15 Boys title
beating Derron Douglas 11-8, 10-12, 10-12, 11-3, 11-
9 in their decider.
Earlier on, Maxwell defeated Jesse Dookie 11-5,
11-9, 11-4 and Douglas beat last year s winner Luc
O Young 7-11, 11-9, 3-11, 12-10, 11-6 in their final-
four matches. (NS)
T&T's Carter finishes 4th in C-final
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