Peterson-Griffith is strongest man at Kares Fitness Games


From powerlifting to bodybuilding, and now a Strongman test, there is no stopping of Carlos Peterson-Griffith. His latest feat came at the Kares Fitness Games on Sunday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

During the competition, which included a 250-pound Bag Throw over a 4ft high bar, walking with 600+ pounds on their backs and dead lifting a Nissan Sylphy motorcar, Peterson-Griffith aced with flying colours.

It is understood, on the brutal deadlift of the car, he managed 19 reps; his closest competitor did only nine.

2018 champion Julio Sinclair finished second, while Surinamese Wilson Balsani took third.

Kellon Reid and Omisi Williams worked great in tandem

In the Women’s RX team, the pair of Semonica Duke and Latoya Roberts won the title ahead of Tonnica Archer and Melissa Stewart and Sonia Innis and Keisha Abrigo. $200,000 went to the top two, while $150,000 and $100,000 went to second and third.

Semonica Duke carrying Latoya Roberts during one of the events

Kellon Reid and Omisi Williams worked great in tandem to place way ahead of the pack with 395 points. They won $200,000.

Anis Ade Thomas and Mark Tawjoeram came third with 370 points, while brother Kelvin and Kishan Baul got third.

In the Scaled Women’s event, Amanda Grant accumulated 395 points, 20 ahead of Quentina Walrond and Kimberly DoSantos.

Grant won $150,000, while Walrond and DoSantos went home with $100,000 and $75,000 respectively.

For the Men’s event, Samuel Sooknandan got the top prize, when he edged out the impressive Christopher Henry and MaSimba Williams by 10 points.  The latter two were tied on 365 points.

The Masters RX saw MaSimba Williams, Leon Benjamin and Beenie Persaud finish as the top three athletes.

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