Stewart on target in Barbados meet

Paralympic gold medalist Akeem Stewart opened his international season with a big throw in Barbados this past weekend.

Competing at the Joseph Payne Memorial Athletics Classic, Stewart threw the discus 59.72 metres. That's over the Commonwealth Games standard which is 58 metres.

He also competed in the shot put and threw 18.41 metres, which is a CAC Qualifying distance. Stewart will be next on the field after carnival.

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