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Athletes’ road to Carifta Games


EZRA STUART, [email protected]

Athletes’ road to Carifta Games

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ONCE THE CARIFTA Games’ qualifying standards are not written in stone, a number of athletes who narrowly missed the mark should still gain selection for the March 26-28 regional junior meet in Grenada after commendable performances Saturday at the National Junior Championships.

Whereas Ashantia Phillips formalised her selection and a few others repeated the qualification standard, Jonathan Jones had tongues wagging at the National Stadium as he qualified in a third event in fantastic fashion.

Strategically running against the men in the 400 metres, Jones, more known for his prowess in the 800 and 1 500 metres, became the first under-18 boy in a few years to dip under 48 seconds with an impressive 47.64 clocking.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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