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Jones, Worrell on Pan Am Junior team

RIA GOODMAN, [email protected]

Jones, Worrell on Pan Am Junior team

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CARIFTA gold medallists Jonathan Jones and Aaron Worrell are among eight who will be representing Barbados at next week’s Pan American Junior Championships in Peru slated for July 21-23.

Jones (below) will race in the 800 metres while Worrell will compete in the ten-event decathlon. jonathan-jones

The team also includes St Leonard’s sprinter Jaquon Hoyte, who captured a silver medal at this year’s Carifta Games in Curacao.

The full team is: Tristan Evelyn (women’s 100 metres), Jaquon Hoyte (100 metres), Matthew Clarke (200 metres), Kentoine Browne (200 metres), Rivaldo Leacock (400 metres hurdles), Triston Gibbons (shot put and discus), Aaron Worrell, (decathlon) and Jonathan Jones (800 metres). (RG)

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