Island sprinter wins 200m race in Baton RougeThe Guardian
Baton Rouge, La. — New Haven sprinter Jared Connaughton continued his winning ways Saturday, capturing the 200-meter section at an event here in a blazing time of 20.74.
The field of more than 40 competitors were sprinting into a negative headwind.
It is Connaughton’s best time of the season. He also ran the third leg for Team Canada, finishing second behind the Tiger Olympians, made up of Caribbean Olympians featuring Richard Thompson and Xavier Carter.
Connaughton’s next race will be the prestigious Penn Relays next week.