TWU Spartans speedsters sprint to victory in Washington

Trinity Western University sprinters Nathan George and James Linde led the Spartans to an impressive showing in their first outdoor meet of the season.

The duo set track records in the 400m and 200m events, respectively, at the Washington Open on Saturday.

Racing on Husky Outdoor Track, which opened in 2013, George won the 400m competition in 47.91 seconds, bettering the previous record of 48.04.

Meanwhile, Linde finished first in the 200m event in 21.45 seconds and led a group of seven, including TWU’s Calum Innes, who all bested the old mark of 22.43.

Linde also had notable performances in the 100m, finishing third in 10.73 seconds, and the long jump, finishing first with a jump of 6.99 metres.

On the women’s side, Anastasia Pearse and Hazel Ross led the Spartans with quality results in the 400m hurdles and 100m hurdles, respectively.

Pearse finished third in 1:02.37 while Ross was second in 14.16 seconds.

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