CAC Games women’s 100m champion, Tahesia Harrigan, and World Junior finalist Chantel Malone, repeated as British Virgin Islands Senior and Junior Female Athletes of the Year, voted by the BVI Athletics Association. Harrigan won, defending her Central American and Caribbean Games 100m title, taking gold in Mayaguez Puerto Rico in July, to become the first woman from the English speaking Caribbean (and third overall) to win back to back sprint crowns.
Malone was a double finalist at the World Junior Championships in Moncton, Canada in July, in the long jump and 400m events. In her unique double achievement, the University of Texas final year student was edged out of the medals in the women’s long jump finals, finishing fourth in 6.17 metres and eighth in the 400m finals (53.91). At the end of 2010, the 19 year old was second on the world junior 400m listing, with a national record of 52.35 seconds; and third in the long jump with 6.56 metres, also a national mark.
Read the complete list of those awarded recognition at TrackAlerts.com. Our congratulations to Ms. Harrigan and Ms. Malone.