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Gaither captures bronze, team’s first medal in Lima

WRAPPED IN THE FLAG — Tynia Gaither is pictured wrapped in the national flag, after winning Team Bahamas’ first medal fo the Pan Am Games. (PHOTO: FRED STURRUP)

The Grand Bahamian Tynia Gaither produced it. Finally, on Friday (August 9), The Bahamas earned a podium spot. It was an agonizing wait for Team Bahamas. Lost were earlier (Thursday) opportunities to win medals. Pedrya Seymour placed fifth and missed the podium for the 100 meters hurdles. Then, defending champion Jeffery Gibson hit the finish…
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Gibson misses medal

Jeffery Gibson

LIMA, Peru – “I really thought I would get a medal. I wanted a medal more than qualifying for the Worlds.” So said 400 meters hurdler Jeffery Gibson on Thursday at the Pan Games, following the final in his specialty. Gibson ran 49.53 for fourth. He had a tough lane, 9. He admitted he did not…
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Seymour disappointed with fifth place finish

LIMA, Peru – She was disappointed. Pedrya Seymour knew she stood a good chance. The medal opportunity was not to be embraced this time, however. Seymour ran 13.12 for fifth place in the Pan Am Games women’s 100 meters hurdles final. “It just did not happen. I mean it was a fast gun but I…
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Strachan, Gaither cruise to Pan Am 200M final

IN PHOTO from left Anthonique Strachan and Tynia Gaither

LIMA, Peru – Anthonique Strachan and Tynia Gaither cruised through their respective 200 meters heats, into the final, set for today in Estadio Atletico, as the XVIII Pan Am Games continued. It was a five-year wait for one, and the steady progress of the other to the point of easing down and still placing second…
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