Carifta Games

The Caribbean Junior Athletics Championships will held on Mondo track.


The CARIFTA Games is an athletics competition which each year has countries  competing that are part of the Caribbean Free Trade Association (CARIFTA). The first edition was held in 1972. Categories admitted to the competition are under 17 and under 20. This year's 43rd edition will be hosted by Pierre Aliker Stadium in Fort-de-France, Martinique island. Over the years, the CARIFTA Games have posted victories of young athletes who are then confirmed at the highest levels, including Usain Bolt in the 2004 ran the 200 meters in 19.93, the world junior record still remainds unbeaten. Pierre Aliker Stadium, the largest of the French Antilles, has a running track that has been recently renovated with Mondo Super X surface.