Linden Foundation School champions of 2024 Interschools Kayaking

Consistency and determination were displayed by Linden Foundation School on Sunday, as they managed to prevail on their way to becoming champions of the 2024 edition of the ExxonMobil Interschools Kayaking Tournament at the Watooka Guest House in Linden.
Linden Foundation with their ability to move swiftly through the water, finishing with 71 points, walking away with $400,000. Harmony posed a threat to the title winners but had to settle for second place and $250,000. 2023 Champions Kwakwani Secondary finished third with 56 points, taking home $150,000.
The first event saw Niheem Liverpool coming out on top of his competition, clinching first place in the Under-14 Male Short Distance, followed by Linsdale Fiedtkou coming in second place and Cortez Simmon finishing third.
The Under-16 Short Distance mixed race saw Ricardo Spencer and Ameeka Walker clinching first place with their coordination, as Devon Savers and Alicia Davis came in second, with Kera Davidson and Ezekiel Jackson in third place.
In the Under-14 Mixed Short Distance, Niheem Liverpool and Alieya Grant won first place. Sisi Sampson and Lyndel McAlmont placed second and third were Nicholi Estwick and Marianna Marcano.
Harmony Secondary managed to come out on top of the competition in the Male Long Distance Open Relay, with Kwakwani Secondary settling for second place and Linden Foundation School third.

Linden Foundation School were phenomenal in copping first in the Male Long Distance Open Relay, with New Silver City Secondary filling the position of second, and Mackenzie High School third.
The duo of Romario Raw and Akeem Walker despite their small appearance, managed to come out on top of the proceedings as they clinched first in the Mixed Event Short Distance, forcing Christopher Hayman and Chelsea Rodney into second place and Timothy Hercules and Duena Williams into third.
Nicholas Estwick and Derriann Brawait were victorious in the Boys’ and Girls’ Under-18 Individual Short Distance forcing Alpha Stanford and Delessa Charles into second place and Trishana Pierre into third.
Organiser of the event, Deon Anderson in an exclusive interview with <<<Guyana Times Sport>>> expounded on the improvement of results thus to teams practicing.
Anderson said: “We had some quite surprising performances and I say surprising judging from historical happening from the school in the past competition. We see some schools have really been putting in the work, building arm strength cause we have seen schools that didn’t perform so well in the past competitions, but they are doing quite well this year”.
This tournament would not be possible without sponsorship from ExxonMobil, SLB, the Education Ministry and many more.