Keshorn Walcott retained his NGC NAAATT National Open Championship Men’s javelin title with a solid performance at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, in Port of Spain, yesterday.

Walcott struck gold with an 80.41 metres throw, giving himself a huge cushion on silver medallist Dorian Charles. Jamaica-based Charles landed the spear 63.54m to force Anthony Diaz into the bronze medal position at 63.37.

Walcott’s first throw at the newly refurbished Crawford Stadium was just short of the 80-metre mark, the 2012 Olympic champion producing a 79.93m effort to establish his dominance. Walcott followed up at 79.76 in...

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Author: Kwame Laurence