The men’s 60m final in the Vancouver Sun Jerome Indoor Games this Saturday, is set for 2:30 pm at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Watch for the human equivalent to a stock car drag race to determine the fastest of the day, the King of the Mountain. Who will it be?
Momodou Lamin Kujabi has thrown his hat into the ring all the way from Edmonton, Alberta. He has a best of 6.83 seconds for the 60m. He is certain to threaten the meet record of 6.91 set by Nathan George of Trinity Western University in 2014. Momodou is a new Canadian having decided to stay in this country following the World Junior Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick in 2010. He represented the West African country of The Gambia but decided to seek permanent residency in the land of the maple leaf.
UBC student, Stephen Abosi will provide competition to the visitor from the Canadian Prairies. Stephen has a best of 6.88 seconds for the 60m. This Thunderbird track star from Botswana will be joined in the 60m by teammate, Jake Hanna who will also tackle the 300m
Almost 400 entries will fill the Richmond Olympic Oval. The Jerome Indoor Games provides opportunity for athletes of all ages from 10 yrs. to 70+ years on the 5 lanes of the 200m Pulastic track. This competition is an important step towards the 2016 Rio Olympic Games set for this August and for all young athletes with the dream of wearing the Maple Leaf sometime in the future
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