The Jamaican athletes run fast

The 2014 CARIFTA Games concluded dominated by young Jamaican athletes.

23 avr. 2014

From April 18th - 21st, on the island Martinique the CARIFTA Games were held on the Mondo Super X track at Pierre Aliker Stadium of Fort-de -France, the athletes in the categories under 18 and under 20 from twenty-seven Caribbean countries have given rise to three days of exciting races. In the end, the medal were won by Jamaica with 88 medals, including 42 gold; second place went to Trinidad & Tobago with 25 medals, including 6 gold; in third place, Barbados with 16 medals, including five gold.  The young Jamaican athletes have been imposed in almost all disciplines of speed: 4x400m relay team U-20 women's, won with a time of 3'38 " 20; 4x400m relay team U-18 male, won with a time of 3'12 " 63; U-18 women's 4x400 relay, which was won with a time of 3'37 " 65; U-18 women's 200m, with Natalliah White, who has raced in 23 " 36; U-18 men's 200m, with Chad Walker that course in 20 "99 ; U-20 men's 200m, with Michael O'Hara who raced in 20 " 50; 100m hurdles U-18 women , with Janeek Brown who won in 13 " 48; 110 m and 400m hurdles men's U-18, with Jaheel Hyde who won the first with a time of 13" 10 seconds with a time of 51" 21; 400m hurdles U-18 women, with Shenice Cohen who won with a time of 59 " 72; 400m hurdles men's U-20, won by Williams Okeen in 50 "99; U-20 400m hurdles women, thanks to Kimone Green who raced in 58 " 47; U-18 men's 100m, with Raheem Chambers who won with a time of 10 "27.