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Finals-1st Mikel Thomas (TnT
Heats-2nd Thomas 13.55+2.5
Finals-6th Richard Thompson
10.14/+1.9, 4h1, 22nd Sean Stuart
10.46/+2.5, 27th Marc Burns
Heats-3rd Thompson 10.24/+2.6,
1h1, 13th Burns 10.31/+1.6, 3h5, 25th
Stuart 10.53/+, 3h7
200m-11th Richard Thompson
21.06/+1.3, 5h1, 15th Zwede Hewitt
21.27/+2.0, 5h2, 17th Sean Stuart
400m Hurdles-3rd Emanuel
Mayers (TnT Elites) 50.45, 3h1
Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Monday, June 10, 2013
Tenders are invited from Contractors Registered And Approved with the Diego Martin Regional Corporation for
Works under Development Programme 2012/2013 for the following projects:
Drainage and Irrigation Programme:
1. Peace Drive
Construction of Retaining wall, Slipper Drain &
Local Roads and Bridges Programme:-
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Resurfacing of roadway
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Resurfacing of roadway
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Refurbishing of Gazebo and Fence Wall
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DIEGO MARTIN REGIONAL CORPORATION
Mikel Thomas estab-
lished a new national
men s 110m hurdles
record when he clocked
13.19 seconds to win the
final at the Star Athletic
Sprint Series Meet 2 in
Monteverde, Florida on
Olympian slashed almost
two tenths of a second off
the previous mark of 13.37
set by recently crown
NCAA champion Wayne
Davis 11 in 2012. Thomas took the top spot ahead
of Jamaican veteran Dwight Thomas 13.27. In the
heats, Dwight Thomas was the quickest in 13.44
with Thomas second in a windy 13.55 (+2.5). Thomas
also improved on his personal best of 13.39 set on
Thomas is now ranked fifth in the world and has
gone under the World Championships A standard
of 13.40 yet again. Speaking after the record run,
Thomas said he was thankful to God.
He said: "I didn t actually see the time. It was
broadcasted over the speaker system. But I fell to my
knees and praised God. It has not been an easy road
but I m glad to show the world what I already knew."
He added that he was not going after times but just
to run a good race. "I don t race with times in mind.
I focus on execution. The heat was a warm up. It
was a very controlled 13.5. I have been running that
all year so finals time I just wanted to let it go and
Thomas said he was not surprised at the fast time
as he had confidence in his ability. "I believe in my
talents. I trust God. I just need to execute, be me
and put it together. I ve be consistent all year."
Thomas, 25, competes for TnT Elite and is coached
by Erin Tucker with Sean Roach as his manager.
meanwhile, Triple Olympic medallist Richard
Thompson raced to his best time of the season when
he was sixth in the men s 100m finals in 10.14,
improving on his 10.68 at the Diamond League New
York leg on May 25. Thompson also dipped under
the World Championships A standard of 10.15 seconds.
Texas A&M and Florida were tied for the top
spot in the men s competition at the 2013 National
Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division
One Outdoor Track and Field Championships
which ended in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday.
The Texas Aggies and the Florida Gators ended
on 53 points after four days of action. The battle
for overall honours came down to the final event,
the men s 4x400m finals.
Both teams were favoured for the gold but the
outcome was settled on the first exchange when
the lead off leg runner of Texas A&M dropped the
baton at the change over. Florida when on to take
the victory with Texas A&M trailing the field in
eight and last position. T&T s Deon Lendore deject-
edly ran the last leg for Texas but eighth place was
sufficient as the one point gain put them on joint
first with Florida who scored eight points for their
victory. Shermund Allsop s LSU team was seventh
with 27 points. Allsop was part of LSU s men s
4x100m which finished fourth in 38.78 seconds.
Sparkle McKnight and her Arkansas team-mates
did not make the same mistake as Texas A&M in
the women s 4x400m finals. Arkansas sprinted
to gold In 3:27.04 with Mc Knight running the
second leg. In the race for the ladies team title
Arkansas was eighth on 30 points with Kai Selvon s
Auburn outfit in 23rd with 11 points. Selvon con-
tributed three points with her sixth place in the
women s 200m finals with a time of 22.65 (+3.5).
Marc Burns was behind in 27th in 10.58(+2.5).
Gabriel Mvumvure of Zimbabwe topped the field in
9.98 ahead of Barbadian Ramon Gittens and Jamaica s
Ramone McKenzie who both clocked 10.02. Bahamas
Derrick Atkins (10.06) and Commonwealth and Pan
Am champion Lerone Clarke of Jamaica (10.13) all
got the line ahead of Thomson. The 2008 Beijing
Olympic 100m silver medallist, who celebrated his
28th birthday on Friday, was third quickest in the
heats in 10.24/+2.6 with Burns in 13th (10.31).
In the 200m Thomas was 11th overall in 21.06.
Zwede Hewitt was 15th in 21.17. Emanuel Mayers
was third in the men s 400m hurdles in 50.45 behind
T&T-born American Kerron Clement (49.49) and
Puerto Rican Eric Alejandro (49.88)..
Thomas smashes national 110m hurdles record
Dropped baton denies
Lendore's Texas A&M
STAR ATHLETIC SPRINT SERIES MEET 2
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