Jeron Thompson grabs the gold in the men’s 100 yard backstroke

Jeron Thompson grabs the gold in the men’s 100 yard backstroke

Trinidad and Tobago swimmer, Jeron Thompson, recently earned his second gold medal in a record-equaling time in the men’s one hundred yards backstroke at the Great Lakes Valley Conference National Collegiate Athletic Association Division Two Swimming and Diving Champions.

Media reports say 20 year old Thompson finished the event in a time of 47.11 which equaled Bryan Wiener’s time of Lewis University at the GLVC Championship six years ago.

Thompson reportedly started the race as the fourth seed for the University of Indianapolis with a time of 48.88 seconds.

Meanwhile, in cricket news Trinidad and Tobago Red Force cricketers who are seeking their fourth straight win have been set 130 runs in their Super 50 Cup match against the Leewards at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
Batting first the Leewards reached 129 all out in their 50 overs with Keiran Powell top scoring with 29 runs.

Bowling for Red Force, Ravi Rampaul had figures of three wickets for 17 runs from seven overs, Sunil Narine three wickets for 36 runs from 10 overs and Imran Khan two wickets for 16 runs.

Source: News Power Now/Power 102.1fm

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