Kentucky Sprinter Mikel Thomas Wins 110-meter Hurdles In Native Trinidad & Tobago

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The UK track team has a national champion in its midst. Mikel Thomas of Trinidad and Tobago captured his country's national championship in the 110-meter high hurdles over the weekend.

Thomas covered the distance in a personal best 14-point-1-4 seconds. He will next compete in the North American, Central American and Caribbean Championships in El Salvador next week.

In his first year with the Wildcats, Thomas set the indoor school record in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of eight-point-zero-three seconds at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in New York.


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