Lalonde wins Morgan State 200

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Double Olympic bronze medallist Lalonde Gordon captured the men’s 200 metres title at the Morgan State Legacy Track Meet, in Maryland, USA, on Saturday, in a wind-assisted 20.86 seconds.

Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus) student, Kervin Morgan finished 18th overall in a wind-aided 22.14, while Coppin State University’s Haysean Cowie-Clarke was 29th in a windy 22.40.

Emmanuel Stewart struck gold in the men’s discus with a 50.70 metres throw, and bagged bronze in the javelin, hurling the spear 62.65m.

Coppin State’s Deandra Daniel topped the women’s high jump field with a 1.68m clearance, while Morgan State University’s Jeanelle Ovid went over at 1.63m to cop third spot.

Another Trinidad and Tobago/Coppin State athlete, Kareem Crawford was sixth overall in the men’s 400m hurdles in 54.81 seconds, and eighth in the 110m hurdles final in 14.74. And in the men’s 100m dash, Cowie-Clarke clocked 10.88 seconds to finish 15th overall.

At the Tom Jones Memorial, in Florida, Rondel Sorrillo seized silver in the men’s 100m in 10.26 seconds.

Mikel Thomas got to the line in a windy 13.50 seconds, for third spot in the men’s 110m hurdles final. In the preliminary round, he had clocked a personal best 13.39.

Jacksonville University’s Akeela Bravo was fifth in the women’s hammer throw (48.28m) and eighth in the discus (41.46m). And University of Florida senior, Jovon Toppin finished sixth overall in the men’s 400m in 48.26 seconds.