Mixed fortunes on Delhi track

Cayman’s track and field’s best
were busy at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India over the weekend.

Cydonie Mothersill continued her
season’s fine form, winning her 200 metres heat on Saturday with a time of
23.30 seconds. She ran the semis – and hopefully qualified for the finals on
Sunday night.

Sprint hurdler Ronald Forbes came
seventh in the 110 metres hurdles final on Friday night with a season best time
of 13.84 seconds. Jon Rankin qualified for the 800m semi-finals on Friday
night. He ran the semi-finals on Saturday and placed eighth in a new national
record time of 1 minute 51.10 seconds. He did not advance to the finals.

David Hamil competed in round one
of the 200m with a time of 22.01secs and advanced to round 2 where he placed
eighth with a time of 22.32secs. He did not advance to the semis.

Robert Ibeh did not compete in the
200m heats due the his injury from Wednesday in the 100m. Michael Letterlough
was in the hammer on Friday night which was a straight finals. He threw 54ft,
well below his personal record.