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CARIFTA 2014: Medals at a glance


NATASHA BECKLES, [email protected]

CARIFTA 2014: Medals at a glance

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FORT de FRANCE – Barbados won two more medals late in the final session of the 43rd CARIFTA Games here at the Stade Municipal Pierre Aliker.
Overall, Team Barbados captured five gold, five silver and six bronze medals to finish with 16, with a silver and a bronze to close.
Shamar Rock was visibly disappointed after slipping to second place in the Under-20 boys’ triple jump. He has been leading with 15.39 metres when Odaine Lewis of Jamaica produced a jump that was ten centimetres longer to take the gold. The bronze medal went to  Clayton Brown, also of Jamaica, with 15.30.
The Under-18 girls’ 4×400 metres relay team also won a bronze medal in a time of three minutes 41.90 seconds. Instead of finishing, Sada Williams was switched to the second leg with Tiana Bowen anchoring, while Shonita Brome and Jaria Hoyte took care of the other two legs.
Jamaica won in 3:37.65 sand The Bahamas were second in 3:39.65.
The Under-18 boys did not face the starter, while the Under-20 boys’ unit of Joshua Walcott, Levi Cadogan, Akeim David and Tre Hinds were also fourth in 3:18.33.  (SAT)
 
Barbados Medals from the 2014 CARIFTA Games at a glance.
Gold
Sada Williams Under-18 Girls 400M 53.39 seconds
Akela Jones Under-20 Girls Long Jump 6.32 metres
Shamar Rock Under-20 Boys’ Long Jump 7.56 metres
Akela Jones Under-20 Girls’ High Jump 1.84 metres
Akela Jones Under-20 Girls’ 100M Hurdles 13.55 seconds
Silver
Levi Cadogan Under-20 Boys’ 100m 10.27 seconds
Rivaldo Leacock Under-18 Boys’ 400m Hurdles 51.37 seconds
Hayley Matthews Under-18 Girls’ Javelin 43.17 metres
Sada Williams Under-18 Girls’ 200M 23.43 seconds
Shamar Rock Under-20 Boys’ triple jump 15.39 metres
Bronze
Romario Marshall Under-18 Boys’ 1 500M 4:09.72 minutes
Romario Antoine Under-20 Boys’ Shot Put 16.42 metres
Michael Nicholls Under-18 Boys’ 110m Hurdles 13.79 seconds
Levi Cadogan Under-20 Boys’ 200m 20.67 seconds
Romario Marshall Under-18 Boys’ 800M 1:58.91 minutes
Under-18 Girls’ 4x400M 3:41.90 minutes
 

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