Forde leads Guyana’s dominance at South American 10km first leg in Suriname

first_img– Guyana to host second leg on November 5CLEVELAND Forde, Guyana’s most dominant distance athlete, along with Cleveland Thomas and Winston Missigher made a clean sweep of the South American 10km ‘Suriname leg’ in Paramaribo on Sunday.Forde, the most decorated athlete at the South American 10km, clinched another Suriname win when he crossed the line ahead of the field with a time of 34 minutes, 5.08 seconds. Thomas was second, running 34 minutes, nine seconds while Missigher was third (34:21.3).Seventeen-year-old Rickie Williams’ time of 38:2.06 was good enough to see him finished eighth place overall and second in the junior category.Ashanti Scott (47:22.02) finished fourth in the female category which was won by the Netherland’s Lysanne Wilkens (39:1.19) while Kenisha Pascal (40:40.08) of Grenada was second.Meanwhile, Forde, after missing last year’s second leg of the South American 10km in Guyana due to an injury last year, will be eager to reclaim his rightful place at the top of the podium, when he features on Sunday.last_img

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