1996 CARIFTA Games

The 25th CARIFTA Games was held in Kingston, Jamaica, on April 6–8, 1996. An appraisal of the results has been given on the occasion of 40th anniversary of the games.[1]

XXV CARIFTA Games
DatesApril 6–8
Host cityKingston, Jamaica Jamaica
LevelJunior and Youth
Events58
Participationabout 272 athletes from
about 23 nations

Participation (unofficial)Edit

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[2] An unofficial count yields the number of about 272 athletes (152 junior (under-20) and 120 youth (under-17)) from about 23 countries: Antigua and Barbuda (8), Aruba (4), Bahamas (23), Barbados (28), Belize (2), Bermuda (12), British Virgin Islands (3), Cayman Islands (13), Dominica (2), French Guiana (1), Grenada (9), Guadeloupe (20), Guyana (2), Jamaica (56), Martinique (15), Montserrat (4), Netherlands Antilles (4), Saint Kitts and Nevis (5), Saint Lucia (1), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1), Trinidad and Tobago (30), Turks and Caicos Islands (11), US Virgin Islands (18).

Austin Sealy AwardEdit

The Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the games was awarded to Cydonie Mothersill from the Cayman Islands.[3][4] She won 2 gold medals (100m, and 200m) in the junior (U-20) category.

Medal summaryEdit

Medal winners are published by category: Boys under 20 (Junior),[5] Girls under 20 (Junior),[6] Boys under 17 (Youth),[7] and Girls under 17 (Youth).[8] Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[2]

Boys under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.4 m/s)
  Lindel Frater (JAM) 10.50   Ruddy Zami (GLP) 10.51   Roy Bailey (JAM) 10.65
200 metres
(-3.2 m/s)
  Roy Bailey (JAM) 21.51   David Spencer (JAM) 21.70   Ruddy Zami (GLP) 21.81
400 metres   Michael Campbell (JAM) 46.92   Avard Moncur (BAH) 47.10   Addis Huyler (BAH) 48.21
800 metres   Winston Aberdeen (TRI) 1:52.65   Dwayne Miller (JAM) 1:53.48   Eugène Miath (GLP) 1:54.90
1500 metres   Winston Aberdeen (TRI) 4:01.10   Oral Williamson (JAM) 4:02.82   Marlon Tomlinson (JAM) 4:03.13
5000 metres   Damian Sobers (TRI) 15:38.32   Oral Williamson (JAM) 15:41.45   Narvin Beharry (TRI) 15:56.01
110 metres hurdles
(-4.0 m/s)
  Stephen Jones (BAR) 14.86   Agarette Evans (BAH) 15.07   Désiré Delric (MTQ) 15.18
400 metres hurdles   Kurt Duncan (JAM) 52.32   Kwesi Davis (JAM) 54.05   Jake Belgrave (BAR) 54.24
High jump   Enrico Gordon (JAM) 2.10   Kerry Edwards (TRI) 2.07   Ryan Chambers (JAM) 2.07
Pole vault   Dion Kong (TRI) 3.80   Robert Pantry (BAH) 3.37   Fenton McDuffus (JAM) 3.17
Long jump   Sébastien Pincemail (GLP) 7.65   Mervin Swaby (JAM) 7.47   Allen Mortimer (BAH) 7.39
Triple jump   Sébastien Pincemail (GLP) 15.60   Allen Mortimer (BAH) 15.56   Randy Lewis (GRN) 14.97
Shot put   Dave Stoute (TRI) 14.51   Dereck Flowers (BAH) 13.46   Ahville Black (JAM) 12.95
Discus throw   Ahville Black (JAM) 43.52   Rory Marsh (JAM) 41.48   Luciano Saint-Val (MTQ) 39.74
Javelin throw   Coyotito Gray (BAH) 58.38   Marcellin Delphine (MTQ) 57.86   Moise Louisy-Louis (MTQ) 57.48
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 40.60   Guadeloupe 41.09   Bahamas 41.60
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica 3:09.90   Bahamas 3:10.01   Trinidad and Tobago 3:13.45

Girls under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.9 m/s)
  Cydonie Mothersill (CAY) 11.35   Peta-Gaye Dowdie (JAM) 11.44   Maria Brown (JAM) 11.48
200 metres
(-4.4 m/s)
  Cydonie Mothersill (CAY) 23.77   Peta-Gaye Dowdie (JAM) 24.01   Sarah Patterson (JAM) 24.45
400 metres   Sherline Williams (BAR) 54.11   Michelle Burgher (JAM) 54.36   Alicia Tyson (TRI) 55.54
800 metres   Sherline Williams (BAR) 2:11.31   Mashire Harrison (JAM) 2:13.00   Vernae Ingram (BER) 2:13.86
1500 metres   Vernae Ingram (BER) 5:12.54   Petrona McClymont (JAM) 5:12.98   Bobbette Stewart (JAM) 5:14.20
3000 metres   Tameica Brown (JAM) 10:31.03   Keisha Gray (TRI) 10:31.16   Petrona McClymont (JAM) 10:33.24
100 metres hurdles
(-6.2 m/s)
  Tulia Robinson (JAM) 15.17   Annetta Whyte (JAM) 15.22   Makeda Prime (TRI) 15.56
400 metres hurdles   Michelle Burgher (JAM) 59.98   Peta-Gaye Gayle (JAM) 60.03   Sylvanie Morandais (GLP) 61.66
High jump   Keisha Spencer (JAM) 1.76   Daneesh McIntosh (BAH) 1.73   Tanya Wildgoose (BAH) 1.70
Long jump   Dolette Blake (JAM) 6.08   Nathalie Smith (BAR) 5.74   Marie-Hélène Carabin (GLP) 5.72
Triple jump   Christine Brown (JAM) 12.80   Eugénie Elisabeth (GUF) 12.67   Nathalie Smith (BAR) 12.01
Shot put   Doris Thompson (BAH) 14.18   Christelle Bornil (MTQ) 14.15   Rhonda Hackett (TRI) 13.64
Discus throw   Christelle Bornil (MTQ) 44.04   Béatrice Louisy-Louis (MTQ) 42.86   Rhonda Hackett (TRI) 39.02
Javelin throw   Nasha Belfon (GRN) 39.76   Béatrice Louisy-Louis (MTQ) 39.44   Doris Thompson (BAH) 38.96
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 44.24   Trinidad and Tobago 46.22   Guadeloupe 46.31
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica 3:39.87   Trinidad and Tobago 3:42.47   Barbados 3:43.28

Boys under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(-0.4 m/s)
  Dave Vainqueur (GLP) 11.01   Tariq Hewey (BER) 11.05   Ryan Clarke (JAM) 11.11
200 metres
(-6.0 m/s)
  Kayode Farrell (TRI) 23.00   Tariq Hewey (BER) 23.06   O'Dell Taylor (TRI) 23.11
400 metres   O'Neil Wright (JAM) 49.03   O'Dell Taylor (TRI) 49.92   Tristan Dickson (ATG) 49.99
800 metres   Carlon Harrison (JAM) 1:56.53   Presley Cherubin (BAR) 1:58.85   Lorris Adams (BAR) 2:00.52
1500 metres   Carlon Harrison (JAM) 4:06.61   Dorlan Jacobs (ATG) 4:10.55   Kadian Flemming (JAM) 4:13.57
100 metres hurdles
(-5.2 m/s)
  Quayne Baccas (JAM) 13.52   Ryan Clarke (JAM) 13.83   Didier Beaunol-Richard (MTQ) 13.94
400 metres hurdles   O'Neil Wright (JAM) 54.07   Quayne Baccas (JAM) 55.63   Kevin Cumberbatch (BAR) 55.64
High jump   Kevin Cumberbatch (BAR) 2.05   Yohan Virapin (MTQ) 1.99   Ricky Nelson (ARU) 1.96
Long jump   Maurice Clarke (BAR) 6.85   Dwight Barrett (JAM) 6.71   Antonio Saunders (BAH) 6.68
Triple jump   Didier Beaunol-Richard (MTQ) 14.14   Aundre Edwards (JAM) 13.80   Maurice Clarke (BAR) 13.33
Shot put   Dave Vainqueur (GLP) 14.33   Sheldon Lewis (JAM) 11.78   Ronnie Mendoza (BAR) 11.74
Discus throw   Ronnie Mendoza (BAR) 39.16   Sheldon Lewis (JAM) 39.10   Terry Nurse (BAR) 38.22
Javelin throw   Elarius Frank (GRN) 53.30   Richard Rock (BAR) 51.54   Edward Cartwright (BAH) 48.74

Girls under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Aleen Bailey (JAM) 11.85   Marcia Dorsett (BAH) 12.00   Fana Ashby (TRI) 12.22
200 metres
(-5.1 m/s)
  Aleen Bailey (JAM) 24.88   Lucyann Richards (BAR) 25.46   Keisha Robb (JAM) 25.50
400 metres   Gabriella Edwards (TRI) 54.49   Lucyann Richards (BAR) 55.47   Keisha Downer (JAM) 55.92
800 metres   Janelle Inniss (BAR) 2:11.81   Keisha Gray (TRI) 2:12.28   Sheena Gooding (BAR) 2:12.35
1500 metres   Janelle Inniss (BAR) 4:44.59   Sheena Gooding (BAR) 4:46.78   Tameica Brown (JAM) 4:49.18
100 metres hurdles
(-4.8 m/s)
  Tiana Burke (JAM) 14.3   Keitha Moseley (BAR) 14.7   Cindy Mondelice (GLP) 14.9
300 metres hurdles   Andrea Bliss (JAM) 43.6   Lucyann Richards (BAR) 44.5   Alicia Cave (TRI) 45.2
High jump   Keitha Moseley (BAR) 1.69   Jessica Pina (ARU) 1.66   Shelly-Ann Gallimore (JAM) 1.63
Long jump   Anna-Lee Walcott (TRI) 5.72   Shelly-Ann Gallimore (JAM) 5.45   Onika James (TRI) 5.32
Shot put   Shanell Andrews (BAH) 11.32   Joëlle Julianne (MTQ) 11.26   Sandrine André (GUY) 10.61
Discus throw   Dagira Gordon (JAM) 36.22   Joëlle Julianne (MTQ) 35.64   Chafree Bain (BAH) 31.84
Javelin throw   Francette Pognon (MTQ) 38.94   Anna-Lee Walcott (TRI) 36.28   Roshanda Robinson (BAH) 32.92

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Jamaica)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Jamaica (JAM)*26211562
2  Barbados (BAR)98926
3  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)871025
4  Guadeloupe (GLP)42612
5  Bahamas (BAH)38920
6  Martinique (MTQ)37414
7  Grenada (GRN)2013
8  Cayman Islands (CAY)2002
9  Bermuda (BER)1214
10  Antigua and Barbuda (ATG)0112
  Aruba (ARU)0112
12  French Guiana (GUF)0101
13  Guyana (GUY)0011
Totals (13 nations)585858174


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clarke, Clayton, 40 years of Carifta…… 15 years ago……Kingston, Jamaica, Nevis Amateur Athletic Association, retrieved January 26, 2012
  2. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved October 8, 2011
  3. ^ Carifta Games Magazine, Part 2 (PDF), Carifta Games 2011, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-25, retrieved Oct 12, 2011
  4. ^ Carifta Games Magazine, Part 3 (PDF), Carifta Games 2011, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-25, retrieved Oct 12, 2011
  5. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 MEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011
  6. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 WOMEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011
  7. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 BOYS)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011
  8. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 GIRLS)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011

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