1990 CARIFTA Games

The 19th CARIFTA Games was held in Kingston, Jamaica on April 14–16, 1990.

XIX CARIFTA Games
DatesApril 14–16
Host cityKingston, Jamaica Jamaica
LevelJunior and Youth
Events52
Participationat least 122 athletes from
at least 14 nations

Participation (unofficial)Edit

For the 1990 CARIFTA Games only the medalists and a few other athletes can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 122 athletes (78 junior (under-20) and 44 youth (under-17)) from about 14 countries: Bahamas (22), Barbados (9), British Virgin Islands (2), Cayman Islands (2), Dominica (1), French Guiana (2), Grenada (5), Guadeloupe (5), Guyana (2), Jamaica (53), Martinique (9), Saint Lucia (1), Suriname (1), Trinidad and Tobago (8).

Austin Sealy AwardEdit

The Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the games was awarded for the second time in the role to Kareem Streete-Thompson from the Cayman Islands.[2][3] As in 1989, he won the gold medal in the long jump event, this year however in the junior (U-20) category, again with a remarkable jump of 7.94m, also being still the championships record in this 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] Results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Boys under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.0 m/s)
  Raymond Nelson (JAM) 10.57   Carlos Samuels (JAM) 10.76   Rudy Mith (MTQ) 10.79
200 metres
(-3.7 m/s)
  Donovan Powell (JAM) 21.42   Andrew Tynes (BAH) 21.55   Daniel England (JAM) 21.63
400 metres   Marcus Knowles (BAH) 47.30   Terrence McCrea (JAM) 47.34   Ronald Thorne (BAR) 47.45
800 metres   Steven Roberts (BAR) 1:51.26   Michael Williams (JAM) 1:51.31   Christopher Gallimore (JAM) 1:52.60
1500 metres   Michael Williams (JAM) 3:55.74   Quinton John (TRI) 3:56.69   Martin Reid (JAM) 3:58.88
5000 metres   Ronnie Holassie (TRI) 15:19.52   Martin Reid (JAM) 15:22.18   Junior Mitchell (TRI) 16:19.02
110 metres hurdles
(2.8 m/s)
  Delevante Brown (JAM) 14.36w   Sean Dupigny (BAR) 14.58w   Sébastien Solbiac (MTQ) 14.74w
400 metres hurdles   Winston Sinclair (JAM) 52.87   Terrence McCrea (JAM) 53.87   Lynden Hepburn (BAH) 54.58
High jump   Garreth Flowers (BAH) 2.13   Michael Davis (JAM) 2.13   David Collymore (LCA) 2.08
Pole vault   Mark Godfrey (JAM) 4.26   Junior Collins (JAM) 3.95   Ronnie Darville (BAH) 3.75
Long jump   Kareem Streete-Thompson (CAY) 7.94   Cyril Doornkamp (SUR) 7.36   Delevante Brown (JAM) 7.13
Triple jump   Daniel Sextius (GLP) 15.26   Kenny Boudine (GUF) 15.03   Jerome Douglas (JAM) 14.81
Shot put   Olivier Neisson (MTQ) 14.12   Pascal Nelson (GLP) 13.76   Rudy Finoly (MTQ) 13.51
Discus throw   Ryan Haylock (CAY) 39.32   Howard Brown (JAM) 38.60   Fidel Holder (BAR) 37.98
Javelin throw   Ryan Haylock (CAY) 61.64   Curland Peters (GRN) 55.50   Ronnie Darville (BAH) 53.26
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica
Norman Morse
Raymond Nelson
Leon Gordon
Michael Cowan
40.66   Bahamas 41.33   Barbados 41.40
4 × 400 metres relay   Barbados 3:09.22   Jamaica 3:10.05   Bahamas 3:14.17

Girls under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(1.3 m/s)
  Revoli Campbell (JAM) 11.54   Merlene Frazer (JAM) 11.75   Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 11.84
200 metres
(-0.2 m/s)
  Revoli Campbell (JAM) 23.34   Merlene Frazer (JAM) 23.89   Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 24.15
400 metres   Catherine Scott (JAM) 54.08   Inez Turner (JAM) 54.79   Carole Nelson (GUF) 57.11
800 metres   Inez Turner (JAM) 2:10.58   Janice Turner (JAM) 2:11.94   Shermaine Ross (GRN) 2:15.80
1500 metres   Janice Turner (JAM) 4:38.56   Mardrea Hyman (JAM) 4:48.26   Bernadine Thomas (TRI) 4:51.19
3000 metres   Mardrea Hyman (JAM) 10:08.75   Barbara Stewart (JAM) 10:21.53   Christine St. Cyr (GRN) 10:25.10
100 metres hurdles
(1.8 m/s)
  Gillian Russell (JAM) 13.8   Debbie-Ann Parris (JAM) 14.1   Betty Lise (MTQ) 14.4
High jump   Jocelyn Evans (JAM) 1.72   Diane Guthrie (JAM) 1.70   Daphne Saunders (BAH) 1.57
Long jump   Diane Guthrie (JAM) 6.31   Dedra Davis (BAH) 6.14   Debbie-Ann Parris (JAM) 5.98
Shot put   Valérie Laurin (MTQ) 12.01   Michelle Garvey (BAR) 11.93   Grace Hayles (JAM) 11.84
Discus throw   Tiffany Thompson (BAH) 36.98   Kadar Thomas (JAM) 35.96   Jessica Ashby (BAR) 34.60
Javelin throw   Lisa Casimir (DMA) 42.39   Geraldine George (TRI) 37.68   Natasha Joseph (TRI) 37.42
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica
Nikole Mitchell
Catherine Scott
Gillian Russell
Merlene Frazer
45.39   Bahamas 46.13   Guadeloupe 46.79
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica
Janice Turner
Winsome Cole
Catherine Scott
Inez Turner
3:38.28   Bahamas 3:52.12   Barbados 3:55.36

Boys under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(1.1 m/s)
  Leon Gordon (JAM) 10.87   Steve Garni (MTQ) 11.04   Michael Cowan (JAM) 11.10
200 metres
(4.9 m/s)
  Leon Gordon (JAM) 22.06w   Michael Cowan (JAM) 22.58w   Keita Cline (IVB) 22.72w
400 metres   Edward Clarke (JAM) 49.30   Gregory Blake (JAM) 49.34   Bruno Latcha (GLP) 50.26
800 metres   Escoffrey Thomas (JAM) 1:56.39   Horace Steele (JAM) 1:59.39   Brian Brewster (BAR) 2:00.53
1500 metres   Escoffrey Thomas (JAM) 4:09.94   Horace Steele (JAM) 4:12.38   Brian Brewster (BAR) 4:17.61
High jump   Dennis Fearon (JAM) 2.03   Victor Houston (BAR) 2.00   Neil Gardner (JAM) 1.98
Long jump   Everald Facey (JAM) 7.09   Victor Houston (BAR) 7.04   Leon Gordon (JAM) 6.98
Triple jump   Victor Houston (BAR) 14.73   Patrice Aubatin (GLP) 14.72   Jason Richards (BAH) 14.13
Shot put   Dave Taylor (BAR) 14.85   Christopher Wilson (JAM) 14.22   Hugh Rolle (BAH) 13.72
Discus throw   Kirk Nesbeth (JAM) 43.28   Dave Taylor (BAR) 43.00   Christopher Wilson (JAM) 40.64
Javelin throw   Victor Houston (BAR) 52.50   Curtis Applewhite (TRI) 50.80   Hugh Rolle (BAH) 47.42

Girls under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(1.9 m/s)
  Nikole Mitchell (JAM) 11.77   Carmetta McKay (BAH) 12.16   Savatheda Fynes (BAH) 12.20
200 metres
(3.4 m/s)
  Nikole Mitchell (JAM) 24.30w   Maxine Dawkins (JAM) 24.33w   Carmetta McKay (BAH) 24.89w
400 metres   Wynsome Cole (JAM) 54.92   Vernetta Rolle (BAH) 55.60   Ellen Grant (JAM) 56.91
800 metres   Claudine Williams (JAM) 2:09.83   Charmaine Howell (JAM) 2:12.64   Vernetta Rolle (BAH) 2:12.90
1500 metres   Claudine Williams (JAM) 4:45.40   Charmaine Howell (JAM) 4:46.86   Christine St. Cyr (GRN) 4:53.14
High jump   Najuma Fletcher (GUY) 1.72   Icolyn Kelly (JAM) 1.70   Jill Eneas (BAH) 1.67
Long jump   Suzette Lee (JAM) 5.80   Najuma Fletcher (GUY) 5.42   Trecia Smith (JAM) 5.25
Shot put   Anne-Marie Riley (BAH) 10.99   Marcia Taylor (BAH) 10.94   Dominique Perroni (MTQ) 10.52
Discus throw   Marcia Taylor (BAH) 37.42   Marsha Minns (BAH) 32.78   Dominique Perroni (MTQ) 30.24
Javelin throw   Marsha Mark (TRI) 40.44   Kathy Ann Lewis (GRN) 32.90   Marsha Minns (BAH) 31.98

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Jamaica)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Jamaica (JAM)*32271372
2  Bahamas (BAH)591529
3  Barbados (BAR)55717
4  Cayman Islands (CAY)3003
5  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)2338
6  Martinique (MTQ)2169
7  Guadeloupe (GLP)1225
8  Guyana (GUY)1102
9  Dominica (DMA)1001
10  Grenada (GRN)0235
11  French Guiana (GUF)0112
12  Suriname (SUR)0101
13  British Virgin Islands (IVB)0011
  Saint Lucia (LCA)0011
Totals (14 nations)525252156


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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