Hamstring injury sidelined the veteran runner, as he made is yearlong recovery in Port Moresby.
“I am so proud, to rise up from my downfall,” Stone told Loop PNG in an interview today.
The 33-year-old will depart Port Moresby for Philippines tomorrow in preparation for his first international meet this season, from June 13-16.
“I believe I will run good times because of my times in the domestic competition,” Stone said.
He had recorded a domestic season best timing of, 10.7 seconds in the 100m, and 22 seconds in the 200m.