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Albert Reynolds (born 28 March 1988) is a Saint Lucian javelin thrower. Reynolds was born in Castries, and grew up in Babonneau.[1]

Reynolds holds the Saint Lucia national record and Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States record for men's javelin throw, throwing 77.71 m (254 ft 11 14 in) at the 2015 NACAC Championships in Athletics in San Jose, Costa Rica, winning the bronze medal.[2] He is the first Saint Lucian to hold the OECS record for Javelin Throw.

Reynolds attended Babonneau Secondary School and was Saint Lucia's high school champion. He went on to win gold at the 2007 CARIFTA Games.[3]

At the senior level, Reynolds has represented Saint Lucia at the Commonwealth Games, Central American and Caribbean Games, Central American and Caribbean Championships, Pan American Sports Festival, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Championships, and North and Central American and Caribbean Championships. He has won medals at the OECS Championships[4] and NACAC Championships.

In 2013 and 2014, Reynolds was named Senior Athlete Of The Year by the Saint Lucia Athletics Association.[5]

Since 2015, Reynolds has trained under Roger Gravenois of Club Asco Inter Atlas in the French overseas department of Martinique.

RecordEdit

Year Performance Date Meet Place Ref
2015 77.71 m 9 August NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica
2014 69.10 m 1 August Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland
2013 72.06 m 17 February Independence Championship Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia
2012 72.86 m 19 February Independence Championship Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia
2010 69.52m 25 July Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
2007 69.13 m 8 July São Paulo, Brazil

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albert Reynolds. 2014 Glasgow. Retrieved on 2016-01-16.
  2. ^ "NACAC Medals For Levern Spencer, Albert Reynolds". The Voice. St Lucia. 11 August 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  3. ^ De Beauville, Anthony (January 2008). "Local Athletes Prepare for Hectic Season". The Voice. St Lucia. Retrieved 3 January 2016.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://stluciastar.com/mission-accomplished-at-oecs-invitational/
  5. ^ http://stluciastar.com/athletics-association-honours-their-best/

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