Grenadian Athletes Win Medals Over The Weekend At Collegiate Games

Anderson Peters performance earned him the World Lead, moved up the 3rd spot in the NCAA rankings, and has set a new national record of 86.07 metres for Grenada (his previous record  was 84.81m set in 2017 at the OECS Track and Field Championships)

One throw was all  it took for Mississippi State’s Anderson Peters to break the school record in the javelin on Friday at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, tossing the implement 84.73m (278-0.0) on his first attempt. The Grenadian national record holder then bettered that mark on his third attempt, firing the javelin 86.07m (282-4.0) to set a lifetime best.

Peters’ mark now ranks No. 1 in the world in 2019, No. 3 in NCAA history and No. 2 in SEC history. It is also the farthest throw by a collegian since 2017.
Josh Boateng won Bronze in Section B of the Men’s Shot Put at the Texas Relays equalizing his national record of 18.11 meters.
Boateng  improved his automatic qualifying mark in the discus throw, and stretched his nation-best mark 56.80m (186-4). In the shot put, Boateng had a long toss of 18.11m (59-5), which ranks second best in the nation and is a provisional qualifying mark.
Josh Boateng