Registe exceeds expectations, makes finals at Commonwealth Games

July 29, 2014

David Registe TrackPalmer’s David Registe has definitely held his own on the biggest stage of his track career today in Scotland.

The 26-year-old long jumper representing his native Caribbean country, Dominica, finished fifth in Group B to qualify for the finals at the Commonwealth Games.

Registe, of Colony High fame, jumped 25 feet, 2 inches, about half a foot off his personal best.

He qualified 10th out of 12 jumpers to make Wednesday’s finals.

The former NCAA D2 national champion from UAA easily bettered his No. 10 pre-meet ranking among the dozen dudes he faced today.