Cheetah 4x400m Smash BC Club Record

Last night (July 26th) in Surrey, the Cheetah 4x400m team consisting of James Linde, Nathan George, Hodson Harding and Benjamin Ayesu-Attah smashed the 40 year old BC club record for Junior athletes by running 3:15.30. The old record was 3:22.5. Leading off for the Cheetahs was James Linde who ran a spirited opening leg of 49.8. Linde is a double medalist from the recent Provincial Championships in the 100m and 200m. Nathan George increased the Cheetah lead by running a blazing 48.8 leg. George competed for Canada in the recent World Youth Championships in France. Hodson Harding removed any doubt of a BC record by thundering to a 48.0 split and handed off to anchor Benjamin Ayesu-Attah. Harding is the 3rd ranked youth 400m athlete in Canada. Ayesu-Attah who is the reigning BC junior 100m and 200m champion and who ran 9th at the Canadian Senior Championships this year completed an outstanding team run with a 48.1 split. The Cheetahs ran the fastest time in Canada this year for Juniors and also are within 1.5 seconds of the BC Junior open record which is held by a BC Provincial Team. Congratulations to the Cheetah sprint crew who displayed their amazing talent and team depth to produce this fantastic result.