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Gymnast cops gold at Open Champs competing in first ever pole vault

AFTER only five training sessions in the discipline of pole vaulting, Aiesha Colthrust leaped to gold on day one of the NGC Sagicor National Association of Athletics Administrations Open Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, yesterday.

Colthrust, who had her sights on the national record of 2.40m, snatched gold in the women’s pole vault in 2.10m. Colthrust, competing unattached, finished ahead of the Toco Tafac duo of Celine Isaac and Shade Guy. Isaac took silver in 2.00m and Guy grabbed bronze in 1.60m.

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