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Athletics At The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games
Athletics (sport), Athletics was one of the nine sports of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games. The events were staged at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas between 20 and 23 July, shortly after the 2017 World U18 Championships in Athletics. Medal summary Boys Girls Mixed Medal table References External linksOfficial website
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Nassau, Bahamas
Nassau ( ) is the capital city, capital and largest city of The Bahamas. With a population of 274,400 as of 2016, or just over 70% of the entire population of The Bahamas (≈391,000), Nassau is commonly defined as a primate city, dwarfing all other towns in the country. It is the centre of commerce, education, law, administration, and media of the country. Lynden Pindling International Airport, the major airport for the Bahamas, is located about west of the city centre of Nassau, and has daily flights to major cities in Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and the United States. The city is located on the island of New Providence, which functions much like a business district. Nassau is the site of the House of Assembly and various judicial departments and was considered historically to be a stronghold of pirates. The city was named in honour of William III of England, William III of England, Prince of Orange-Nassau. Nassau's modern growth began in the late eighteenth c ...
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Jordan Doris
Jordan ( ar, الأردن; Romanization of Arabic, tr. ' ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan,; Romanization of Arabic, tr. ') is a country in Western Asia. It is situated at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe, within the Levant region, on the Transjordan (region), East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to the northeast, Syria to the north, and Israel, the West Bank (State of Palestine, Palestine) and the Dead Sea to the west. In the southwest, it has a coastline on the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea, which separates Jordan from Egypt. Amman is the nation's capital and List of cities in Jordan, largest city, as well as the economic, political and cultural centre. Modern-day Jordan has been inhabited by people since the Paleolithic period. Three stable kingdoms emerged there at the end of the Bronze Age: Ammon, Moab and Edom, with some areas on the east bank of the Jordan River having been part of the Kingdom_ ...
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Boitumelo Mayo
Sebokeng (/sə' boʊ kər' ŋ/) is a middle-class Township (South Africa), township in southern Gauteng, South Africa near the industrial city of Vanderbijlpark and Vereeniging (both located in the district municipality of Sedibeng District Municipality, Sedibeng and the local municipality of Emfuleni). History Sebokeng, which literally means "gathering place" in Sesotho, was established by the then apartheid government in 1965 in South Africa, 1965 when 18,772 houses were erected. In September 1984 there were violent clashes between the South African security forces and the residents of Sebokeng, who were boycotting rent and service tariffs. The cessation of fighting in 1994 allowed citizens to begin forming a stable community. Demographics The township is divided into a number of zones ranging from Zone 3 to Zone 24. After South Africa's democratic elections in 1994, the number of middle-class black South Africans or 'black diamonds' in this township has risen dramatically, ...
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Seamus Derbyshire
The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) is a nonprofit US based organization founded in 1984 which aims to promote electro-acoustic music. In particular, the organization aims: *To encourage the composition and performance of electro-acoustic music *To develop a network for technical information and support *To promote concerts and radio broadcasts of electro-acoustic music both in the US and abroad *To create an exchange of information through newsletters and other means of communication *To establish and maintain a national archive and information center for electro-acoustic music *To attract a wide diversity of members and supporters *To advocate licensing and copyright concerns SEAMUS ( ) was formed in 1984 as a U.S. chapter of the International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music (International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music, ICEM) which had been formed 2 years prior in Bourges, France. Jon Appleton suggested to Barry Schrader the format ...
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Alastair Chalmers
Alastair Chalmers (born 31 March 2000) is a Guernsey born British track and field Hurdling, hurdler who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles. The Guernsey record-holder for the 400 metres hurdles, Chalmers currently competes for both Sport in Guernsey#Athletics, Guernsey and Great Britain. In addition to multiple Island Games medals, Chalmers is also the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Champion. In June 2020, Chalmers rose to 4th on the British all time list and 24th on the 300 metres hurdles#Men, worldwide all time list for 300 metres hurdles. He became List of British champions in 400 metres hurdles, British champion when winning the 400 metres hurdles event at the 2020 British Athletics Championships in a time of 49.66 secs. References

2000 births Living people People educated at Elizabeth College, Guernsey People from Saint Peter Port Guernsey male hurdlers British male hurdlers Commonwealth Games competitors for Guernsey Athletes (track and field) at the 2018 Commonwealth ...
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Jack Sumners
Jack may refer to: Places * Jack, Alabama, US, an unincorporated community * Jack County, Texas, a county in Texas, USA People and fictional characters * Jack (given name), a male given name, including a list of people and fictional characters with the name * Jack (surname), including a list of people with the surname * Jack (Tekken), multiple fictional characters in the fighting game series ''Tekken'' * Jack the Ripper, an unidentified British serial killer active in 1888 * Wolfman Jack (1938–1995), a stage name of American disk jockey Robert Weston Smith * New Jack, a stage name of Jerome Young (1963-2021), an American professional wrestler * Spring-heeled Jack, a creature in Victorian-era English folklore Animals and plants Fish *Carangidae generally, including: **Almaco jack **Amberjack **Bar jack **Black jack (fish) **Crevalle jack **Giant trevally or ronin jack **Jack mackerel **Leather jack **Yellow jack *Coho salmon, males called "jacks" *''Esox'' (northern pike), yo ...
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Samuel Bennett (athlete)
Samuel Bennett (28 March 1815 – 2 June 1878) was a journalist, newspaper owner and historian in colonial Australia. __NOTOC__ Background Bennett was born in Camborne, Cornwall, England. He went to Australia in 1841, having been engaged by Messrs. Stevens & Stokes of ''The Sydney Morning Herald'' to superintend the typographical department of that paper. Having held this post for seventeen years, in 1859 Bennett purchased Empire (newspaper), ''The Empire'' newspaper which had been started by Henry Parkes nine years previously. Messrs. Hanson & Bennett conducted ''The Empire'' for several years as a daily and weekly journal, Bennett becoming sole proprietor some time before it ceased publication. Bennett also started in 1867 ''The Evening News (Sydney), The Evening News'', and in 1870 ''Australian Town and Country Journal, The Australian Town and Country Journal'', a weekly newspaper, both of which achieved phenomenal success, with circulations of 32,000 and 30,000 respectively in ...
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Francis Damasi
Francis may refer to: People *Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State and Bishop of Rome *Francis (given name), including a list of people and fictional characters *Francis (surname) Places *Rural Municipality of Francis No. 127, Saskatchewan, Canada *Francis, Saskatchewan, Canada **Francis (electoral district) *Francis, Nebraska *Francis Township, Holt County, Nebraska *Francis, Oklahoma *Francis, Utah Other uses *Francis International Airport, a fictional international airport in Liberty City (Grand Theft Auto), Liberty City in the ''Grand Theft Auto (series), Grand Theft Auto'' series based on New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport *Francis (film), ''Francis'' (film), the first of a series of comedies featuring Francis the Talking Mule, voiced by Chill Wills *''Francis'', a 1983 play by Julian Mitchell *FRANCIS, a bibliographic database *Francis (1793), ''Francis'' (1793), a colonial schooner in Australia *Francis tu ...
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Joshua Desouza
Joshua () or Yehoshua ( he, יְהוֹשֻׁעַ ''Yəhōšūaʿ'') ''Yēšūʿ''; syr, ܝܫܘܥ ܒܪ ܢܘܢ ''Yəšūʿ bar Nōn''; el, Ἰησοῦς, ar , يُوشَعُ ٱبْنُ نُونٍ ''#In Islam, Yūšaʿ ibn Nūn''; la, Iosue functioned as Moses' assistant in the books of Book of Exodus, Exodus and Book of Numbers, Numbers, and later succeeded Moses as leader of the Israelite tribes in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Joshua. His name was Hoshea ( ''Hōšēaʿ'') the son of Nun (Bible), Nun, of the tribe of Ephraim, but Moses called him "Yehoshua" (translated as "Joshua" in English),''Bible'' the name by which he is commonly known in English. According to the Bible he was born in Ancient Egypt, Egypt prior to the Exodus. The Hebrew Bible identifies Joshua as one of the The Twelve Spies, twelve spies of Israel sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan. In Numbers 13:1, and after the death of Moses, he led the Israelite tribes in the conquest of Canaan, and allocate ...
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Edwin Kiplagat Bett
The name Edwin means "rich friend". It comes from the Old English elements "ead" (rich, blessed) and "ƿine" (friend). The original Anglo-Saxon form is Eadƿine, which is also found for Anglo-Saxon figures. Edwin may refer to: People * Edwin of Northumbria (died 632 or 633), King of Northumbria and Christian saint * Edwin, son of Edward the Elder (died 933) * Eadwine of Sussex (died 982), King of Sussex * Eadwine of Abingdon (died 990), Abbot of Abingdon * Edwin, Earl of Mercia (died 1071), brother-in-law of Harold Godwinson (Harold II) *Edwin (director) (born 1978), Indonesian filmmaker * Edwin (musician) (born 1968), Canadian musician * Edwin Ariyadasa (1922-2021), Sri Lankan Sinhala journalist * Edwin Austin Abbey (1852–1911) British artist * Edwin Eugene Aldrin (born 1930), better known as Buzz Aldrin, American astronaut * Edwin Howard Armstrong (1890–1954), American inventor * Edwin Biedermann (1877–1929), British real tennis player * Edwin Booth (1833–1893), Sha ...
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Luke Duffy (athlete)
Luke Joseph Duffy (1890 – 3 August 1961) was an Irish people, Irish trades unionist and Labour Party (Ireland), Labour Party politician, who served for five years as a Seanad Éireann, Senator. Born in Gurteen, County Sligo in 1890, Duffy's first job was as a draper's apprentice in Moon's of Galway. By 1910, he was an active member of the local branch of the Irish Drapers' Assistants Association (IDAA), and he was elected branch secretary in 1911. In the following years, he was vice-president and trustee of the Trades Council, secretary of the Volunteers and of the Galway City Gaelic Athletic Association, and active in the Irish National Foresters. In 1914, he chaired the IDAA's annual conference in Dublin. Sacked from Moon's for union activity in 1916, he was appointed Munster organiser of the IDAA. A few years later, he was elected as general secretary of the renamed Irish Distributive and Administrative Trade Union. In 1933, he became general secretary of the Labour Party (I ...
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