Tyrell, Murphy grab Guyana’s first medals at Carifta

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Shaquka Tyrell on her debut at the Carifta Games grabbed Guyana’s first medal on Saturday in the Bahamas.

Tyrell finished third for the bronze medal in the girl’s under-17, 1500 metres with a brilliant run to finish in a time of 4:55.97s.

Kissanna Glen finished ninth with a time of 5:12.43s while Rushana Dwyer of Jamaica won the gold with a time of 4:47.90s.

Meanwhile, Murphy Nash won bronze as well in the boy’s under-17, 1500 metres with a time of 4:13.59s.

His teammate, Cordell Charles finished eighth with a time of 4:29.35s. The event was won by J’Voughnn Blake of Jamaica who ran 4:08.73s for the gold.

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