Primary schools athletes from the parish of St Andrew’s have once again stolen the spotlight in primary schools sports winning last Thursday’s annual Co-op Bank Primary School Meet for the seventh consecutive year.
The athletics from the Big Parish amassed a total of 606 points beating their closest rival St. George’s who finished in second with 448.5 by 119.5 points.
The third place went to St. Patrick’s with a total of 429 points, St David’s fourth with 415 points. They were followed by St. Johns 366, Carriacou and Petite Martinique 214.5 points and St Mark 171.5 points.
Managing Director of Grenada Cooperative Bank Richard Duncan, speaking to members of the media following the games said he is pleased to be associated with the games and complimented the organisors for a job well done.
Duncan said notwithstanding that there were not many broken records they were satisfied that the games were executed at a very high standard, and the level of competitiveness among the athletes was also very keen. He singled out St Andrew’s for special mention their having won the tournament for the seventh consecutive year. According to the managing director, this is evidence of the level of coaching that is being imparted to the athletes compared to the other parishes.
Meanwhile prior to ending his brief discourse with the media Duncan reiterated his company’s commitment towards continued sponsorship of the event.