Nationals 2022: District 10 romps to sixth consecutive title
District 10 (Upper Demerara/Kwakwani) emerged champions of the 60th edition of the National Schools’ Cycling, Swimming, and Track and Field Championships, which concluded on Friday evening at the National Track and Field Centre, West Coast Demerara.
The triumph for District 10 means they won an unprecedented six consecutive titles and 19th overall, cementing their place as the most successful district at these championships.
Though there were ties for other positions in the overall championship, District 10’s 71 points was a clear-cut winner after they won the students’ Track and Field and Cycling events, finished second in Swimming, and placed fourth in the Teachers’ Track and Field championships.
District Three (West Demerara), who finished third when the event was last held in 2019, scored 54 points to tie with District 11 (North Georgetown) for second.
District Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni), who got 48 points, and District Four (East Coast Demerara) with 46 points, rounded off the top five.
District 10 scored a whopping 706 points in the Students’ Track and Field events, followed by an improved showing from District Three with 616.5 points and District Four (515 points).
In Cycling, District 10 won with 245 points to beat District Seven (228 points) and District 15 (New Amsterdam) with 204 points in the top three.
District 11 (North Georgetown) accumulated 418 points for yet another title triumph in Swimming and District 10 (351 points) was second, followed by District Seven (215 points).
The Teachers’ championship (solely Track and Field) was won by District Three with 270 points, while District Five and District One had 166 and 164 points respectively.