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The 18th CARIFTA Games was held in Bridgetown, Barbados on March 25–27, 1989.

XVIII CARIFTA Games
Host cityBridgetown, Barbados Barbados
Date(s)March 25–27
LevelJunior and Youth
Participationat least 105 athletes from
at least 17 nations
Events50

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Participation (unofficial)Edit

For the 1989 CARIFTA Games only the medalists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 105 medalists (59 junior (under-20) and 46 youth (under-17)) from about 17 countries: Antigua and Barbuda (1), Bahamas (20), Barbados (6), Bermuda (2), British Virgin Islands (1), Cayman Islands (3), Dominica (2), Grenada (5), Guadeloupe (2), Guyana (5), Jamaica (35), Martinique (7), Netherlands Antilles (2), Saint Kitts and Nevis (2), Saint Lucia (2), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (2), Trinidad and Tobago (8).

Austin Sealy AwardEdit

The Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the games was awarded to Kareem Streete-Thompson from the Cayman Islands.[2][3] He won a gold medal in long jump with a remarkable jump of 7.83m, which is still the championships record, a silver medal in 100m, and a bronze medal in 200 metres in the youth (U-17) category.

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   Windell Dobson (JAM) 10.53   Donovan Powell (JAM) 10.64   Rudy Mith (MTQ) 10.87
200 metres   Trevor Gilbert (JAM) 21.5   Donovan Powell (JAM) 21.8   Kevin Lawson (TRI) 21.9
400 metres   Barrington Campbell (JAM) 47.48   Terry Harewood (BAR) 47.90   Clarence Richards (JAM) 48.18
800 metres   Michael Williams (JAM) 1:54.1   Desmond Dorsett (BAH) 1:54.5   Steven Roberts (BAR) 1:54.6
1500 metres   Quinton John (TRI) 3:55.99   Michael Williams (JAM) 3:58.22   Desmond Dorsett (BAH) 4:01.39
5000 metres   Ronnie Holassie (TRI) 15:26.81   Albert Donawa (BER) 15:42.88   Codrington McPherson (GUY) 15:46.96
400 metres hurdles   Crodel Smith (JAM) 53.5   Clarence Richards (JAM) 54.5   Robert Rahming (BAH) 56.0
High jump   Rawle Griffith (GUY) 2.15   Garreth Flowers (BAH) 2.05   Raymond Solomon (IVB) 2.00
Pole vault   Mark Godfrey (JAM) 3.90   Ronnie Darville (BAH) 3.80   Randy Perpall (BAH) 3.70
Long jump   Windell Dobson (JAM) 7.42   Jean-Luc Poussin (MTQ) 7.36   Jérôme Romain (DMA) 7.27
Triple jump   Andrew Belnavis (JAM) 15.46   Jérôme Romain (DMA) 15.06   Gary Samuels (JAM) 13.81
Shot put   Hervé Hauterville (MTQ) 14.37   Dave Grant (JAM) 14.00   Christian Médina (GLP) 13.90
Discus throw   Rufus Kemp (BAH) 40.52   Hervé Hauterville (MTQ) 40.42   Ryan Haylock (CAY) 37.68
Javelin throw   Ricky Francis (TRI) 62.46   Kevin Smith (BAH) 62.30   Clifford Worme (GRN) 55.84
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 40.4   Trinidad and Tobago 41.6   Martinique 41.8
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica 3:12.93   Barbados 3:14.07   Bahamas 3:21.90

Girls under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Heather Samuel (ATG) 11.71   Andria Lloyd (JAM) 11.73   Revoli Campbell (JAM) 11.79
200 metres   Revoli Campbell (JAM) 23.6   Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 24.1   Andria Lloyd (JAM) 24.4
400 metres   Inez Turner (JAM) 52.7   Juliet Campbell (JAM) 54.4   Shermaine Ross (GRN) 56.0
800 metres   Inez Turner (JAM) 2:07.6   Karen Bennett (JAM) 2:13.4   Serene Carey (SKN) 2:15.9
1500 metres   Karen Bennett (JAM) 4:43.73   Suzie Bent (JAM) 4:47.09   Rhonda Wilson (GUY) 4:53.12
3000 metres   Suzie Bent (JAM) 10:27.6   Christine St. Cyr (GRN) 10:35.1   Mardrea Hyman (JAM) 10:37.6
High jump   Diane Guthrie (JAM) 1.70   Fadelma Layne (BAR) 1.70   Daphne Saunders (BAH) 1.65
Long jump   Daphne Saunders (BAH) 6.39   Diane Guthrie (JAM) 6.15   Yvette Haynes (VIN) 5.87
Shot put   Denise Taylor (BAH) 13.29   Antoinette Scipio (TRI) 12.21   Adela Paul (LCA) 11.69
Discus throw   Denise Taylor (BAH) 46.96   Rose-Hélène Vétral (MTQ) 38.26   Kadar Thomas (JAM) 37.82
Javelin throw   Chantell Miller (BAH) 44.90   Rhonda Henry (GRN) 40.92   Antoinette Scipio (TRI) 40.64
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 45.3   Bahamas 46.6   Trinidad and Tobago 47.7
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica 3:40.65   Bahamas 3:51.28   Trinidad and Tobago 4:00.73

Boys under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Adrian Bobb (TRI) 10.81   Kareem Streete-Thompson (CAY) 10.88   Leon Gordon (JAM) 10.93
200 metres   Carlos Samuels (JAM) 21.7   Mark Noreiga (TRI) 21.7   Kareem Streete-Thompson (CAY) 21.9
400 metres   Adrian Treston (JAM) 48.86   Mark Noreiga (TRI) 49.21   Karl McPherson (JAM) 49.44
800 metres   Dwayne Henry (JAM) 1:55.9   David Nancy (MTQ) 1:57.0   Escoffrey Thomas (JAM) 1:57.7
1500 metres   David Nancy (MTQ) 4:05.85   Euron Scoop (AHO) 4:07.74   Escoffrey Thomas (JAM) 4:08.62
High jump   Victor Houston (BAR) 2.00   Nicholas Tucker (BAH) 1.95   Neil Gardner (JAM) 1.90
Long jump   Kareem Streete-Thompson (CAY) 7.83   Gillian Vigier (LCA) 6.89   Leon Gordon (JAM) 6.86
Triple jump   David Stuart (BAH) 14.35   Austin Dickenson (SKN) 13.99   Felix Bowe (BAH) 13.90
Shot put   Ramses Snijder (AHO) 13.89   Olu Tinubu (BAH) 13.78   Eddy Figuro (GLP) 13.77
Discus throw   Oral Grant (JAM) 46.54   Dave Taylor (BAR) 37.96   Olu Tinubu (BAH) 37.02
Javelin throw   Ramses Snijder (AHO) 57.82   Raphael Cumberbatch (BAR) 53.90   Oral Grant (JAM) 50.48

Girls under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Catherine Scott (JAM) 11.92   Merlene Frazer (JAM) 11.93   Valeska Browne (BAH) 12.23
200 metres   Mervette Collins (VIN) 24.8   Merlene Frazer (JAM) 25.0   Carmetta McKay (BAH) 25.1
400 metres   Catherine Scott (JAM) 54.12   Wynsome Cole (JAM) 55.77   Vernetta Rolle (BAH) 56.18
800 metres   Janice Turner (JAM) 2:11.6   Vernetta Rolle (BAH) 2:13.5   Sherone Walker (JAM) 2:17.8
1500 metres   Janice Turner (JAM) 4:45.68   Sherone Walker (JAM) 4:51.75   Christine St. Cyr (GRN) 4:54.75
High jump   Najuma Fletcher (GUY) 1.72   Icolyn Kelly (JAM) 1.66   Lacena Golding (JAM) 1.58
Long jump   Dedra Davis (BAH) 5.88   Merlene Frazer (JAM) 5.81   Raquel Morrison (CAY) 5.35
Shot put   Murielle Flamand (MTQ) 10.83   Dominique Perroni (MTQ) 10.81   Lisa Casimir (DMA) 10.60
Discus throw   Murielle Flamand (MTQ) 32.38   Hughette Robertson (GUY) 32.26   Marcia Taylor (BAH) 31.96
Javelin throw   Patrice Scotland (BER) 39.14   Lisa Casimir (DMA) 37.22   Marsha Mark (TRI) 37.18

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Barbados)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Jamaica (JAM)26161557
2  Bahamas (BAH)7101128
3  Martinique (MTQ)45211
4  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)44513
5  Guyana (GUY)2125
6  Netherlands Antilles (AHO)2103
7  Barbados (BAR)*1517
8  Cayman Islands (CAY)1135
9  Bermuda (BER)1102
10  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (VIN)1012
11  Antigua and Barbuda (ATG)1001
12  Grenada (GRN)0235
13  Dominica (DMA)0224
14  Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN)0112
  Saint Lucia (LCA)0112
16  Guadeloupe (GLP)0022
17  British Virgin Islands (IVB)0011
Totals (17 nations)505050150


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), 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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