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North Eastern s Shyien Trancoso
thrilled local fans at the Queen s Park
Savannah, Port of Spain, Trinidad
when he won the Atlantic National
Primary Schools 3k Road Race, giving
his District their second consecutive
victory and leading home a superb 1-
2-3 for the champions.
The Sangre Grande SDA student
broke clear of his rivals coming down
the Queen s Park East stretch and never
looked back. Trancoso completed the
course in the time of 10:54.
Running-mates Jonathan Shears and
Israel Diaz chased home the winner.
Shears attends Matelot RC and Diaz,
Garnet Antoine was Caroni s top
placed finisher in fifth with Ronaldo
Demming of Mayaro Government rep-
resenting South Eastren Counties was
Fidel Lewis of Port of Spain was
sixth with Ashmead Jones of St George
East in seventh. Darrion Williams of
Bethesda Gov t was the first finisher
In the girls category, the result was
no different as twelve-year-old Aaliyah
Mitchell romped to an impressive win
in the time of 12:31.
The student from Jubilee Presby-
terian had some twenty metres to
spare the second placed Claudine
Antoine who represented Caroni Edu-
The Las Lomas RC Girl athlete was
another 15 metres ahead of third
placed Ashakie Hagley of East St.
George who hails from San Juan Girls
North Eastern saw another of their
athletes past the post fourth through
Precious Balfour of Grovesnor Pres-
byterian who finished a metres ahead
of Zakiya Williams of Port of Spain
Tobago s best female finisher was
Selena Ellis of Mason Hall Govt.
Last year, North Eastern took both
titles and look likely to whip dethrone
Port of Spain & Environs at the
National Primary School Champi-
onship on May 22nd at the Hasely
Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo.
The last time Port of Spain and
Environs won the National 3K was
2011 when Hakeem Alexander and
Shirley Stapleton both of St Dominic s
RC were victorious.
North Eastern won the Champion
District Trophy after placing 20 of
the Top 50 Male Finishers and 10 of
the Top 50 Female finishers.
The National Primary School 3K
Road Race will be held in the South
East Education District in 2011.
The event, which was first held in
1995, was staged in Port of Spain for
only the third time. School Supervisor
III---Taliba Ayodike, School Supervisor
III---Jennylynne Cyrille and Atlantic s
Manager Anil Seunath officially started
the race at 10:15 am and 10:30am
Plaudits are in place for Public Rela-
tions Officer, Abeyola Akowe and her
Port of Spain Education District for
hosting a very efficient and effective
Atlantic National 3K for the sponsors.
Attention will now shift to the
National Primary School Track and
Field Championships, which will be
held on Wednesday 22nd May at the
Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Port-of-Spain and Environs are the
reigning three time champions but
they will be tested by two-times
champion Tobago with North Eastern,
East St George, St Patrick and Caroni
all likely to go close if not win the
READY, SET, GO!
Runners take off at the start of the Nestle 5K run around the Queen's Park Savannah in the inaugural
event organised by the company which included nutritionist consultations, an aerobics burnout, fitness
and dental demonstrations. PHOTO: SHIRLEY BAHADUR
TOP TEN FINISHERS
1: Shyien Trancoso (N
Eastern); 2. Johnathan
Shears (N Eastern); 3. Israel
Diaz (N Eastern); 4. Garnet
Antoine (Caroni); 5. Ronaldo
Demming (S Eastern); 6.
Fidel Lewis (POS); 7.
Asmeed Jones (St. George
East); 8. Shaundel Emmons
(N Eastern); 9. Darrion
Williams (Tobago); 10. Joel
Laloo (N Eastern)
1. Aaliyah Mitchell (N
Eastern); 2. Claudine
Antoine (Caroni); 3.
Ashakie Hagley (St. George
East); 4. Precious Balfour
(N Eastern); 5. Zakiya
Williams (POS); 6. Trishell
Mc Laren (N Eastern); 7.
Cassandra Joseph (N
8. Akeila Skeete (St George
East); 9. Shannon Alexis
(Caroni); 10. Delicia Thom
TOP U11 GIRLS
1. Claudine Antoine (Las
Lomas); 2. Cassandra
Joseph (Toco AC); 3. Ariel
Villaruel (Moriah Gov't
TOP U11 BOYS
1. Joel Laloo (Toco AC); 2.
Jabari Mitchell (St David;s
RC); 3. Jordan Pope
(Richmond Street Boys AC)
TOP U13 GIRLS
1. Aaliyah Mitchell (Jubilee
Pres); 2. Ashakie Hagley
(San Juan Girls); 3. Zakiya
Wiliams (Carenage Girls
TOP U13 BOYS
1. Fidel Lewis (Diego Martin
Boys RC); 2. Shadwell
Emmons (Guaico Pres.) 3.
Cilon Noray (Speyside AC).
TOP U15 GIRLS
1. Delicia Thom (Cumana
RC); 2. Rene Noel (Point
Fortin AC); 3. Kadisha
Charles Grovesnor Pres)
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