By: Staff Writer
The Charlestown Primary School emerged champions of the 28th edition of the Gulf Insurance Interprimary Athletics Championship held at the Nevis Athletic Stadium on Wednesday.
Student athletes from nine primary schools competed with a high level of energy even after a two-year hiatus due to covid 19.
Teams competed in the 60, 150, 200, 400, 800, 1200, 100, 4×100 meters relay and the 4×400 meters relay.
At the end of the meet, the Division A and Overall Champions, Charlestown Primary amassed a total of 215 points while Division B Champions, Elizabeth Pemberton Primary School amassed 60 points.
Former champions St. Thomas’ Primary placed second and Joycelyn Liburd Primary third. Maude Cross Preparatory placed second in the B Division.
The meet was held in honour of the late pioneer of the event, Mr. Arthur Evelyn.
Charlestown Primary- 215 points
St. Thomas’ Primary – 170 points
Joycelyn Liburd Primary -168 points
Ivor Walters Primary – 95 points
Elizabeth Pemberton Primary – 60
Maude Cross Preparatory – 56 points
Violet O.J. Nicholls Primary – 43 points
Nevis Academy Combined – 34 points
St. James’ Primary – 25 points