Silver for Phillips in 200M at South American Youth Games

Posted On Sep 19 2020 by

first_img– King narrowly miss podium in Boys 200MKENISHA Phillips’ memorable showing at the South American Youth Games continued yesterday, when she picked up another Silver, this time in the 200M.Phillips had won Silver in the 100M and narrowly missed a ‘top of the podium’ finish in the 200M, having ran 24.40 seconds, behind Colombia’s Angie Echeverria who copped Gold with 24.33 seconds. Another Colombian, Shary Quiñonez (24.81 seconds) was third.Jermaine King, who won silver in the 100M, just missed the podium in the 200M, placing 4th (22.11 seconds) behind Brazilian Lucas Vilar (22.02 seconds). Colombians Sebastian Berrueco (22.07 seconds) and Gian Carlos Mosquera (22.09 second) finished second and third respectively.Meanwhile, in the Girls long jump, Guyana’s Annalisa Barclay’s leap of 5.12 metres was only good enough to see her finishing fifth in the event.The South American Youth Olympic Games is a regional multi-sport event organized by the Organización Deportiva Suramericana (ODESUR).The games are held every four years consistent with the current Olympic Games format and the first edition was held in Lima, Peru, from September 20 to 29, 2013. The age limit for athletes is 14 to 18.last_img read more