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Gdf takes male and female titles at inter-services cross country championships.

Team GDF snatched the male and female titles at the conclusion of the Inter-Services Cross Country Championships on Saturday, January 29.
For males, Corporal Wilbert Mingo finished comfortably ahead of the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) Dennis Horatio to cop first place. His teammates won the 3rd 4th and 5th place spots in the race.  For females, Private Ashanti Scott breezed home in first place, ahead of the GPF’s Jinella Jones while her teammates clinched the 3rd, 4th and 6th place finishes.
Scott and Mingo had also placed 2nd and 3rd a respectively at the National Cross Country Championship which was run off on January 16. Mingo has been selected as a member of the team which will represent Guyana at the North American, Central and Caribbean Championships to be held in Tobago on February 19.
Expressing satisfaction with the excellent performance of the team, GDF’s athletics Coach, Robert Chisholm, revealed that the athletes benefited from a well structured three-week training programme which was conducted at Base Camp Seweyo. “I am heartened and satisfied with the performances which the team has delivered,” he said. “Although there is always room for improvement, I know that these athletes committed themselves to training hard and that commitment has brought the desired results,” he added.
The Force extends congratulations to the Team and wishes them every success in the future.