• Today
    November 15

  • 05:01 AM

Bajans miss out on medals on second day at NACAC

EZRA STUART,

Added 06 July 2019

nationnews-sports-450x303

Barbados did not add to their medal haul in the morning session on the second day of the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Under-18 and Under-23 Athletics Championships in Mexico, today.

CARIFTA Games’ silver medallist Vivica Addison (41.47) and Rowland Kirton-Browne (41.00) had to settle for fourth and fifth positions in the Under-18 Girls’ javelin event, which was won by Mexico’s Xochitl Montoya with a throw of 48.53 metres.

Bahamian Rhema Otabor (47.68) and Mexican Paulina Cazares (45.26) earned silver and bronze in the event.

CARIFTA silver medallist Savion Hoyte had a rough baptism to competition at the NACAC level as he finished last in the Under-18 Boys’ 800 metres.

Hoyte was ninth in a disappointing 2:02.34 minutes. The race was won by Canada’s Abdullahi Hassan in 1:52.48 minutes from Jamaica’s Chevonne Hall (1:53.32) with St Vincent’s Handal Roban (1:53.39) third.

Sprint hurdlers, Adeyah Brewster (13.75) and Sarah Brewster (13.94) advanced to the Under-18 Girls’ 100-metre hurdles finals as the third and fifth fastest qualifiers respectively.

Jamaicans Crystal Morrison (13.45) and Ackera Nugent (13.54) were the fastest qualifiers ahead of last night's final.

Ayana Morgan (13.71) was the fifth fastest qualifier in the Under-23 Women’s 100m hurdles while Michael Nicholls was third fastest qualifier in the Under-23 Men’s 110m hurdles with 13.77 seconds. (EZS)

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dos and Donts


Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus

POLL

Do you think the transaction fees at some banks are too high?

Yes
No

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

INSTAGRAM