Brianna Lyston opens her Collegiate season with third place finish in 200 metres

Young  Jamaican  sprinter  Brianna Lyston made  her  Indoor  debut  on  the  track  yesterday  at  the  new  Mexico  Collegiate  Classic.

Competing  for Louisiana  State  University  in the women’s 200 metres, Lyston  placed  3rd  in  her  heat  in 23.54  seconds  for  an  overall  18th  in  the  event.

Her  compatriot  Kevona  Davis  running  for  Texas  Tech  was  second  in  her  heat  in 23.22  seconds  to  finish 9th  overall.

In the  meantime  Lamara  Distin  topped  the  field  in  the  women’s  high  jump  where  she  produced  an  effort  of  1.94  metres.

2016 Olympic champion Omar  Mcleod  and  Phillip  Lemonious  will  be  in  action  later  this  morning  in  the  mens  60  metre  hurdles.


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