Wednesday, July 24, 2024

San Pedro’s Kian Trejo will represent at the National Track and Field championship


At the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City, island athlete Kian Trejo will represent San Pedro Ambergris Caye at the National Track and Field Championship on Saturday, April 15th through the 16th. Trejo will compete among colleagues, such as Olympian Brandon Jones and recently double gold Carifta medalist Demetrie Meyers, 14, who arrived in the country on Friday.

Meyers competed at the 50th Carifta Games held April 8th through the 10th in Nassau, Bahamas. He made Belize proud after winning gold in the 1,500m and 3,000m track and field categories. He was greeted by the Minister in Charge of Sports, the Honourable Rodwell Ferguson, upon his arrival to Belize. He will compete in the 1,500m division at the track and field championship.

Trejo has been one of the most outstanding athletes from Ambergris Caye. He has represented the country in the Triathlon discipline in countries like Guatemala, Mexico, and the United Kingdom during the 2022 Commonwealth Games. He looks forward to a great competition and representing the island well.

The games start at 9AM, and the National Track and Field competition will see athletes competing in the following divisions: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m, and 5,000m, Long Jump, High Jump, Javelin, Discuss and Shot Put, 4X100 and 4X200.

Organized by the Belize Athletic Association (BAA), the event will include the presence of world champion coach Andre Cason. According to the BAA, he will scout for the national junior and senior teams for upcoming regional competitions.

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