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World Record Holder, Usain Bolt, Dominates South Korean Meet

World Record Holder in the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay, Usain Bolt from Jamaica

Jamaican sprinter and world record holder, Usain Bolt, continues his winning ways by winning the 100 meters in Daegu, South Korea, earlier this week with a dominating 9.86 seconds time.

Bolt, who is also the world record holder in the 200 meter dash, will race in that event in Shanghai on Sunday.

It was a start of the season for Bolt who owns the world record in the 100 with a time of 9.58 seconds and is the world record holder in the 200 at 19.19 seconds.

After the race in Daegu, Bolt was satisfied with his performance but realized that he still need to work “on a few things.”  “I’ll try to give my fans a good show,” he said of his upcoming race in Shanghai.

Bolt  along with Asafa Powell, Michael Frater and Nesta Carter ran and won the Olymipic Games in Beijing doing the 4×100 relay in  world record time for that event in a blistering time of 37.31 seconds.

May 21, 2010 Posted by | World Track & Field | , , , , , | Leave a comment

BIIF Boys Track & Field All-Star Selections Announced

Jacob Edwards, Athlete of the Year in BIIF track & field

Athlete of the Year: Jacob Edwards (Ka’u)

Coach of the Year:  Kimo Weaver (Kamehameha)

First Team:

Ka’u – Jacob Edwards, 300 hurdles, triple jump

Hawaii Prep – Shane Brostek, shot put;

Kamehameha – Kanakalele Silva, 100 dash; Francis Blas III, 110 hurdles;

                Kaenen Akau, long jump; Isaac DeRego, pole vault                     

Keaau – Daniel Brooks, 800;

Kohala – Ethan Meikle & Kelson Kawai, high jump

Honokaa – Chayce Moniz, 1500 & 3000

Waiakea – Ka’imi Scott, 200 & 400

 Second team: Luca Walter (Kealakehe), Tyde Kunishiro (Hilo), Cameron Calistro (Hilo), Manta Dircks (Kamehameha), David Kekuewa (Kamehameha)

 Honorable mention: Richard Moylan (Christian Liberty), Jesse Huihui (Kea’au), Rocky Lominario (Kealakehe), Everett McKee (Kamehameha) Christian Lee (HawaiiPrep), Dylan Steele (Kealakehe), Casey Chai (Kamehameha), Jordan Decoito (Hilo), Juan Sepulveda (Kealakehe) Shawn Andrada (Kea’au) Tyler Tsubota (Hawaii Prep), Jackson Halford (Waiakea), Joshua Robinson (Honoka’a) Geoff Whitener (Kealakehe), Kevin Olsen (Kea’au), Damien Packer (Kea’au), Dylan Oakes (Hawaii Prep), Easten Tanimoto (Kamehameha), Rick Micheals (Hilo), Cliff Eriksson (Kea’au), George Twigg-Smith (Hawaii Prep), Robert Mockchew (Kealakehe), Kainoa Crum (Kamehameha), Ka’u Eggers (Kea’au)  Nelson Enos (Kea’au)  Greg Matias (Kea’au), Alika Kaopua (Ka’u), Travis Winters (Waiakea), Hawk Hanoa (Kamehameha), Dathan Toribio (Kea’au), Jake Jordan (Kealakehe), Maunaku Palama-Danielson (Waiakea)

May 21, 2010 Posted by | High School Track & Field | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment