1988 CARIFTA Games

The 17th CARIFTA Games was held in Kingston, Jamaica on April 2–4, 1988.

XVII CARIFTA Games
Host cityKingston, Jamaica Jamaica
Date(s)April 2–4
LevelJunior and Youth
Participationat least 117 athletes from
at least 16 nations
Events52

Participation (unofficial)Edit

For the 1988 CARIFTA Games only the medalists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 117 medalists (67 junior (under-20) and 50 youth (under-17)) from about 16 countries: Antigua and Barbuda (1), Bahamas (17), Barbados (6), Bermuda (2), Cayman Islands (4), Guadeloupe (6), Guyana (6), Jamaica (43), Martinique (13), Montserrat (1), Netherlands Antilles (2), Saint Kitts and Nevis (1), Saint Lucia (2), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (2), Suriname (1), Trinidad and Tobago (10).

Austin Sealy AwardEdit

The Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the games was awarded to Michelle Freeman from Jamaica.[2][3] She won 2 gold medals (100m, and 100m hurdles) in the junior (U-20) category. In addition, she was probably part of at least one of the medal-winning relay teams (there is no information on the team members).

Medal summaryEdit

Medal winners are published by category: Boys under 20 (Junior),[4] Girls under 20 (Junior),[5] Boys under 17 (Youth),[6] and Girls under 17 (Youth).[7] The medalists can also be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Boys under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Cyrus Allen (JAM) 10.48   Pascal Théophile (GLP) 10.51   Rodrique Céryl (GLP) 10.57
200 metres   Raymond Johnson (JAM) 21.1   Rodrique Céryl (GLP) 21.4   Winston Eddy (SKN) 21.7
400 metres   Daniel England (JAM) 46.62   Barrington Campbell (JAM) 46.70   Christian Landre-Cornano (GLP) 47.80
800 metres   Andrew Beecher (JAM) 1:50.7   Mark Jones (JAM) 1:50.9   Eversley Linley (VIN) 1:51.4
1500 metres   Bernard Henry (LCA) 4:00.19   Mark Jones (JAM) 4:01.29   Eaton Evans (JAM) 4:02.10
5000 metres   Christopher Miller (JAM) 15:18.1   Ronnie Holassie (TRI) 15:19.7   Dexter Voisin (TRI) 15:20.5
110 metres hurdles   Stephen Golding (JAM) 14.16   Barrington Mighty (JAM) 14.90   Charles Colombes (MTQ) 15.58
400 metres hurdles   Thomas Mason (JAM) 53.71   Robert Williams (JAM) 53.94   Craig Hepburn (BAH) 56.73
High jump   Ian Thompson (BAH) 2.11   Garreth Flowers (BAH) 2.11   Joël Vincent (MTQ) 2.03
Pole vault   Mark Godfrey (JAM) 3.75   Ronnie Darville (BAH) 3.10
Long jump   Mark Mason (GUY) 7.78   Germain Martial (MTQ) 7.21   Craig Hepburn (BAH) 7.16
Triple jump   Germain Martial (MTQ) 16.09   Georges Sainte-Rose (MTQ) 15.88   Eugene Greene (BAH) 15.46
Shot put   Linval Swaby (JAM) 14.55   Christian Médina (GLP) 13.56   Damian Edwards (TRI) 13.45
Discus throw   Linval Swaby (JAM) 47.18   Rufus Kemp (BAH) 39.76   Hervé Hauterville (MTQ) 37.26
Javelin throw   Kevin Smith (BAH) 62.42   Ricky Francis (TRI) 62.04   Kevin Brown (BAH) 61.00
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 40.80   Guadeloupe 41.17   Bahamas 41.78
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica 3:09.46   Barbados 3:13.98   Trinidad and Tobago 3:13.98

Girls under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Michelle Freeman (JAM) 11.48   Beverly McDonald (JAM) 11.62   Magali Simioneck (MTQ) 12.01
200 metres   Beverly McDonald (JAM) 23.7   Orlene McIntosh (JAM) 24.2   Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 24.6
400 metres   Sherdan Smith (JAM) 54.16   Jackie Hinds (BAR) 55.47   Alwren Wallace (JAM) 55.83
800 metres   Lorie Ann Adams (GUY) 2:11.47   Mireille Sankaatsing (SUR) 2:11.88   Ruth Hamilton (JAM) 2:12.97
1500 metres   Lorie Ann Adams (GUY) 4:36.67   Barbara Stewart (JAM) 4:42.07   Mireille Sankaatsing (SUR) 4:42.37
3000 metres   Barbara Stewart (JAM) 10:23.49   Rhonda Wilson (GUY) 10:26.96   Mardrea Hyman (JAM) 10:39.72
100 metres hurdles   Michelle Freeman (JAM) 13.70   Laure Dicot (MTQ) 14.58   Karen Chevalleau (JAM) 14.75
High jump   Jocelyn Evans (JAM) 1.77   Diane Guthrie (JAM) 1.77   Nicole Springer (BAR) 1.70
Long jump   Dahlia Duhaney (JAM) 6.13   Jacqueline Ross (VIN) 6.13   Dionne Rose (JAM) 5.81
Shot put   Marie-José Alger (MTQ) 13.45   Denise Taylor (BAH) 13.01   Jacqueline Ross (VIN) 12.28
Discus throw   Denise Taylor (BAH) 43.18   Leslie Rooks (BER) 37.50   Marie-José Alger (MTQ) 35.94
Javelin throw   Chantell Miller (BAH) 42.24   Terry-Lynn Paynter (BER) 40.90   Adela Paul (LCA) 36.00
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 45.06   Martinique 46.38   Bahamas 46.80
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica 3:42.72   Bahamas 3:53.47   Barbados 3:54.83

Boys under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Frederick Walters (JAM) 10.71   Eddy Bellrose (MTQ) 10.99   Adrian Bobb (TRI) 11.00
200 metres   Frederick Walters (JAM) 21.8   Adrian Bobb (TRI) 22.1   Eddy Bellrose (MTQ) 22.3
400 metres   Dane Edwards (JAM) 49.17   Errol Byles (JAM) 49.52   Hayden Stephen (TRI) 49.71
800 metres   Kirk David (TRI) 1:57.12   Andy James (TRI) 1:57.53   Peter Merchant (ATG) 1:57.76
1500 metres   Quinton John (TRI) 4:02.05   Lawrence Christie (JAM) 4:09.46   Robert Earle (JAM) 4:12.50
High jump   Kamari Charlton (BAH) 1.93   Allan Smith (BAR) 1.93   Noel Hall (JAM) 1.90
Long jump   Kareem Streete-Thompson (CAY) 7.06   Stephen Anderson (BAH) 6.81   Julien Frank (MSR) 6.39
Triple jump   Stephen Anderson (BAH) 13.95   Curtis Pride (BAH) 13.57   Joseph Andrew (GLP) 13.46
Shot put   Olivier Neisson (MTQ) 13.53   Adrian Patterson (BAR) 13.36   Robert Holdsworth (JAM) 13.00
Discus throw   Adrian Patterson (BAR) 41.70   Fidel Holder (BAR) 38.10   Angelo Rolle (BAH) 37.54
Javelin throw   Angelo Rolle (BAH) 55.60   Peterkin Berry (CAY) 52.90   Adrian Patterson (BAR) 47.78

Girls under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Natalie Douglas (JAM) 11.87   Gillian Russell (JAM) 11.90   Christine Arron (GLP) 12.04
200 metres   Revoli Campbell (JAM) 23.60   Marjorie Bailey (JAM) 24.81   Charmaine Clarke (GUY) 25.43
400 metres   Revoli Campbell (JAM) 54.59   Inez Turner (JAM) 54.86   Jacqueline Sophia (AHO) 56.42
800 metres   Inez Turner (JAM) 2:10.00   Karen Bennett (JAM) 2:12.82   Jacqueline Sophia (AHO) 2:17.19
1500 metres   Karen Bennett (JAM) 4:40.78   Rhonda Wilson (GUY) 4:46.75   Mardrea Hyman (JAM) 4:47.50
High jump   Raquel Morrison (CAY) 1.63   Najuma Fletcher (GUY) 1.63   Icolyn Kelly (JAM) 1.60
Long jump   Debbie-Ann Parris (JAM) 5.54   Solange Ostiana (AHO) 5.51   Betty Lise (MTQ) 5.44
Shot put   Fadelma Layne (BAR) 10.78   Murielle Flamand (MTQ) 9.89   Allison Walkine (BAH) 9.58
Discus throw   Murielle Flamand (MTQ) 31.28   Wanda Powery (CAY) 28.82   Dominique Perroni (MTQ) 28.42
Javelin throw   Geraldine George (TRI) 35.36   Charmaine Hamilton (BAH) 31.68   Allison Walkine (BAH) 29.04

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Jamaica)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Jamaica (JAM)*30151156
2  Bahamas (BAH)781025
3  Martinique (MTQ)46818
4  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)34512
5  Guyana (GUY)3317
6  Barbados (BAR)25310
7  Cayman Islands (CAY)2204
8  Saint Lucia (LCA)1012
9  Guadeloupe (GLP)0448
10  Bermuda (BER)0202
11  Netherlands Antilles (AHO)0123
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (VIN)0123
13  Suriname (SUR)0112
14  Antigua and Barbuda (ATG)0011
  Montserrat (MSR)0011
  Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN)0011
Totals (16 nations)525251155


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 2011-10-23, retrieved October 8, 2011
  2. ^ Carifta Games Magazine, Part 2 (PDF), Carifta Games 2011, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-25, retrieved Oct 12, 2011
  3. ^ Carifta Games Magazine, Part 3 (PDF), Carifta Games 2011, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-25, retrieved Oct 12, 2011
  4. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 MEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011
  5. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 WOMEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011
  6. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 BOYS)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011
  7. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 GIRLS)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011

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