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U.S.A. – Sprinter Wanya McCoy of the University of Florida set a new record, finishing the 200m indoor in 20.46 at the Razorback Invitational.

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U.S.A – Sprinter Wanya McCoy of the University of Florida set a new record, finishing the 200m indoor in 20.46 at the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas, breaking Demitrius Pinder’s 12-year-old record. 

University of The Bahamas alum Ken Mullings also set a national record and world lead, scoring 6340 points at the Illini challenge in Champaign, Illinois, breaking a record he previously set. 

Anthonique Strachan also made some noise over the weekend, winning the 60 meters in a time of 7.21 seconds at the Astana indoor meet in Kazakhstan. 

Boxing

Some young boxers, some as young as age 15 took to the ring in Grand Bahama during the national pride boxing event. 

Boxing legends Sherman “The Tank” Williams and Floyd Seymour were also honored. 

As far as the fights themselves in the first match Nalon Bartlet beat Shanari Bethel.

In match two, Amarie Allen beat Kendrick Williams on a split decision. Josiah Smith beat Jariaya Francois in the third fight. 

Cordero Henfield beat Latavian Adderley in the 4th and Keano Cox beat Troy Hodges by split decision in the finale.

Boxing Federation Chair Fred Stirrup says this is only the beginning.

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