Sierra Leone sprinter opens season on high


January 17, 2017 By Sahr Morris Jnr

British born Sierra Leonean sprinter, Mutara Shabazz Sheriff, who recently committed to compete for Sierra Leone at International level, on Saturday competed at the SEAA Championships (South of England Athletics Association) on a good footing.

Sheriff competed in his first Indoor meet of 2017, setting a new leading time of 6.87 seconds. He then followed that up on Sunday January 15th with a solid performance in the 200 meters where he clocked the race in 22.59 seconds, finishing third.

The sprinter is one of several athletes born to Sierra Leonean parents who are set to take Track & Field for Sierra Leone to new heights if given a fair environment and opportunity to operate in.