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SLAA Ends One Day Trials - News in Sierra Leone
SLAA Ends One Day Trials
Published On : 2013-07-11 11:11:38
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(From Left - Right) Adama Kamara, Marie Suma, Aminata Turay and Esther B. Sheriff


The Sierra Leone Athletics Association (SLAA) on Wednesday July 10th ended a one day trial at the National stadium in Freetown ahead of the 2013 Confederation African Championship scheduled for 19-25th July 2013 at Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
According to athletics followers the one day trial was a successful, adding that the athletes who participated deserved the country`s tickets for the championship.

However, Jimmy Thoranka and Michaela Kargbo both excelled in the 100m & 200m respectively.

Michaela Kargbo was impressive in the girls 100m, running a time of 11:88 secs to beat both Marie Suma and Rebecca Ansumana while Jimmy Thoronka continued his perfect run over his bitter rival, Abdul Rahman Tarawallie clocking 10:72 secs in the 100m and 22:11 secs in the 200 metres.

Thomas Vandi secured first position ahead Alusine Deen Sesay aka `Tani` in the men`s 800 metres while Agnes Mansaray emerged as winner in the female category.

Camp Canada 400m ace, James Kobba whitewashed Abdul Koroma in the 400 metres event and Osman Tarawallie grabs ticket in the 1,500 metres with a time 4:06:81 secs.


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