PRESS RELEASE

A contingent of 20 athletes and 4 officials from the Pioneers Athletics Club and Olympians Athletics Club participated in the 37th Club Colonial Invitational Meet in Martinique during the weekend, April 21-23, 2017. Dominica’s flag flew high at that meet with one of our own, Mitchel Davis, capturing the honor of Most Valuable Player –MVP –after establishing two meet records and a Personal Best (PB)in the men’s 100m with a win. Mitchel Davis also won the 200m with a Season Best (SB) performance of 21.14 sec.The event took place at Stade L. Achille in Fort De France on 22 April, 2017 and brought together athletes from St. Lucia, Dominica, and Martinique.

There were other positive results at the meetin Martinique. Other notable results were:two Personal Best (PB) performances; one National Record; andafirst, second, and fifth place.
1. Mitchel Davis-1st in 100m& 200m with PB 10.44sec and SB 21.14sec(Olympians AC)
2. Danielson Mahautier-1st in 200m-22.17 sec NR under 18, Second place in men 100m-10.79 sec
3. Keva Pierre-1stin 800m-2:25.92
4. Men 4x100m-1st 43.58(Floyd Pond, Beres Francis, Mitchel Davis, DanelsonMahautier)

Receiving second places were:
1.Jabez Ferreira-2nd5000m-17:03.26 SB
2.Women 4x100m 53.88 (Shervannie Laurent, Kitwanna Theophille, Elvisha Durand, Jada Scotland)
3.Danielson Mahautier-2nd100m-10.79 NR under 18 boys

Bronze medal places were
1.Arjhet Degallerie-Shot put under 18 boys
2.Claudine Harris-3rd800m under 18girls
3.Ephanna George-3rdShot put under 18girls
4.4x100m B team Men (Malaichai Cuffy, Chester Durand, Zornel Christopher, Azziz Mills)

Other team members who attended the games and performed credibly were:
Chester Durand 800m-2:15.34 PB
Zornel Christopher-Long jump men 5.18m PB
Nayab Alexander 800m-2:29.22 PB
Malacai Cuffy 100m-12.11 PB
Floyd Pond 100m-11.15 PB (6th)
Beres Francis 100m-11.55 PB (8th)
Shantelle Xavier (Asst Coach/Chaperon)
Cedric Harris Jr. (Photograher video)
Cedric Harris Sr. (Head Coach)

We want to say a special thank you to all those who have assisted us in making this trip a reality:Valley EngineeringE.H CharlesPetro Carib