1998 CARIFTA Games

The 27th CARIFTA Games was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on April 11–13, 1998.

XXVII CARIFTA Games
DatesApril 11–13
Host cityPort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
LevelJunior and Youth
Events62
Participationabout 308 athletes from
about 20 nations

Participation (unofficial)Edit

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 308 athletes (176 junior (under-20) and 132 youth (under-17)) from about 20 countries: Antigua and Barbuda (10), Bahamas (34), Barbados (41), Bermuda (7), British Virgin Islands (3), Cayman Islands (9), Dominica (4), French Guiana (3), Grenada (11), Guadeloupe (19), Guyana (7), Jamaica (59), Martinique (24), Montserrat (1), Netherlands Antilles (5), Saint Kitts and Nevis (4), Saint Lucia (5), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (6), Trinidad and Tobago (52), Turks and Caicos Islands (4).

Austin Sealy AwardEdit

The Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the games was awarded to Janill Williams from Antigua and Barbuda.[2][3] She was born on September 21, 1985.[4] At the age of 11 years, she already won the gold medal in the women's 3000 metres competition last year in the junior (U-20) category at the 1997 CARIFTA Games being the youngest athlete to win a medal at the games. This year at the age of 12 years, she won 2 gold medals, again the 3000 metres in the junior (U-20) category, and the 1500 metres in the youth (U-17) 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.[1]

Boys under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Dwight Thomas (JAM) 10.46   Dimitri Demonière (MTQ) 10.52   Jermaine Esprit (AHO) 10.66
200 metres
(0.0 m/s)
  Steve Slowly (JAM) 21.04   Cédric Gold-Dalg (MTQ) 21.24   Dimitri Demonière (MTQ) 21.36
400 metres   Simon Pierre (TRI) 46.92   Lueroy Colquhoun (JAM) 46.58   Omar Henry (JAM) 47.38
800 metres   Marlon Greensword (JAM) 1:50.58   Sherridan Kirk (TRI) 1:51.81   Aldwyn Sappleton (JAM) 1:51.83
1500 metres   Aldwyn Sappleton (JAM) 3:58.88   Marlon Greensword (JAM) 4:00.81   Kevin Louison (TRI) 4:01.25
5000 metres   Vishwanauth Sukmongal (GUY) 15:41.49   Matthew Debrilla (TRI) 15:48.65   Anton Bruce (TRI) 15:55.51
110 metres hurdles
(-3.0 m/s)
  Dwight Thomas (JAM) 14.53   Quayne Baccas (JAM) 14.85   Hugh Henry (BAR) 15.07
400 metres hurdles   Ryan Clarke (JAM) 51.58   David Lloyd (JAM) 51.77   Hugh Henry (BAR) 54.04
High jump   Kevin Cumberbatch (BAR) 2.09   Fabrice Erepmoc (MTQ) 2.06   Anwar Ferguson (BAH) 2.03
Pole vault   Jabari Ennis (JAM) 4.32   Dion Kong (TRI) 3.45   Micky Ruben (TRI) 2.75
Long jump   Paul Thompson (JAM) 7.52   Stéphane Moreau (MTQ) 7.50   Leevan Sands (BAH) 7.42
Triple jump   Sébastien Pincemail (GLP) 15.94   Stéphane Saxemard (MTQ) 15.28   Leevan Sands (BAH) 15.01
Shot put   Patrick Harding (GUY) 14.55   Claston Bernard (JAM) 14.19   Rohan Ferguson (JAM) 13.39
Discus throw   David Bissoly (MTQ) 46.74   Rohan Ferguson (JAM) 43.45   Orville Byfield (JAM) 42.35
Javelin throw   Richard Rock (BAR) 59.41   Terry Nurse (BAR) 58.29   Mike Modeste (GRN) 57.62
Heptathlon   Micky Ruben (TRI) 4678   Levard Missick (TCA) 4670   Andrew Swanston (TRI) 4381
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 40.03   Martinique 40.43   Trinidad and Tobago 41.35
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica 3:11.49   Barbados 3:13.40   Bahamas 3:20.85

Girls under 20 (Junior)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Aleen Bailey (JAM) 11.37   Elva Goulbourne (JAM) 11.62   Fana Ashby (TRI) 11.63
200 metres
(2.4 m/s)
  Aleen Bailey (JAM) 23.16w   Elva Goulbourne (JAM) 23.32w   Fana Ashby (TRI) 23.74w
400 metres   Keisha Downer (JAM) 52.57   Hazel-Ann Regis (GRN) 52.83   Allison Beckford (JAM) 53.93
800 metres   Melissa de Leon (TRI) 2:06.83   Janelle Inniss (BAR) 2:11.33   Aileen Smith (JAM) 2:11.53
1500 metres   Aileen Smith (JAM) 4:39.48   Anisha Humes (TRI) 4:41.06   Abidemi Charles (GUY) 4:45.71
3000 metres   Janill Williams (ATG) 10:09.05   Daniella Abraham (GRN) 10:20.13   Stacey Quashie (ATG) 10:24.54
100 metres hurdles
(-3.5 m/s)
  Natalie Dawkins (JAM) 14.47   Makeda Prime (TRI) 14.52   Brigitte Ladouceur (GUF) 14.53
400 metres hurdles   Allison Beckford (JAM) 59.38   Andrea Bliss (JAM) 59.90   Séverine Costier (MTQ) 63.06
High jump   Kelsie Johnson (BAH) 1.76   Shelly-Ann Gallimore (JAM) 1.76   Onika James (TRI) 1.70
Long jump   Marie-Hélène Carabin (GLP) 6.27   Kelsie Johnson (BAH) 6.11   Elva Goulbourne (JAM) 6.08
Triple jump   Aurélie Talbot (GLP) 13.04   Shelly-Ann Gallimore (JAM) 12.86   Christine Brown (JAM) 12.79
Shot put   Candice Scott (TRI) 13.17   Sandrine André (GUY) 12.73   Shanell Andrews (BAH) 12.20
Discus throw   Béatrice Louisy-Louis (MTQ) 45.41   Tanya Thomas (JAM) 44.56   Evia Morrison (BAH) 39.51
Javelin throw   Marie-Christine Lincertin (GLP) 45.27   Murielle Lambert (GLP) 44.96   Francette Pognon (MTQ) 44.62
Pentathlon   Keisha Harvey (JAM) 3381   Chanelle Maxwell (BAR) 2990   Anna-Lee Walcott (TRI) 2959
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 44.97   Trinidad and Tobago 46.16   Bahamas 46.52
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica 3:33.19   Trinidad and Tobago 3:38.01   Guadeloupe 3:40.23

Boys under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(-0.7 m/s)
  Marc Burns (TRI) 10.76   Nicholas Dennisser (JAM) 10.79   Michael Frater (JAM) 10.85
200 metres
(0.0 m/s)
  Marc Burns (TRI) 21.69   Omar Brown (JAM) 21.71   David Hamil (CAY) 21.74
400 metres   Wilan Louis (BAR) 48.35   Damion Barry (TRI) 48.44   Jason Hunte (BAR) 49.02
800 metres   Kenrick Ferrill (JAM) 1:58.14   Jameel Wilson (TRI) 1:58.28   Dwight McCaulsky (JAM) 1:58.32
1500 metres   Kenrick Ferrill (JAM) 4:09.56   Dwight McCaulsky (JAM) 4:11.43   Dwayne Lindsay (ATG) 4:12.15
100 metres hurdles
(4.5 m/s)
  Ricardo Melbourne (JAM) 13.39w   Rossif McCollin (BAR) 13.77w   Jefferson Quintyne (BAR) 14.08w
400 metres hurdles   Ricardo Melbourne (JAM) 52.97   Jason Hunte (BAR) 55.29   Brent Harry (TRI) 55.68
High jump   Naron Stewart (JAM) 2.00   Christopher Morrison (JAM) 2.00   Damon Thompson (BAR) 1.95
Long jump   Dwayne Greenidge (BAR) 7.31   Stéphane Scholent (MTQ) 7.03   Dwayne Robinson (JAM) 7.03
Triple jump   Dwayne Greenidge (BAR) 14.53   Kevin Holmes (JAM) 13.77   Samuel Payne (BAR) 13.73
Shot put   Shamir Thomas (GRN) 14.66   Godfrey Ellis (BAH) 14.08   Nikeo Watson (BAH) 14.03
Discus throw   Godfrey Ellis (BAH) 43.43   Shamir Thomas (GRN) 42.36   Dwayne DaCosta (JAM) 41.18
Javelin throw   Shane Brandford (BAR) 51.75   Charly Catalan (GLP) 51.12   Keron Francis (GRN) 49.98
4 × 100 metres relay   Trinidad and Tobago 41.58   Jamaica 41.79   Bahamas 42.51

Girls under 17 (Youth)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Raneika Bean (BER) 11.96   Melaine Walker (JAM) 12.03   Lisa Sharpe (JAM) 12.04
200 metres   Melaine Walker (JAM) 23.91   Lisa Sharpe (JAM) 24.11   Alicia Cave (TRI) 24.21
400 metres   Patricia Hall (JAM) 53.79   Yanique Chambers (JAM) 53.81   Kishara George (GRN) 54.80
800 metres   Althea Chambers (JAM) 2:15.31   Letitia Gilkes (BAR) 2:15.97   Ria McPherson (TRI) 2:16.29
1500 metres   Janill Williams (ATG) 4:34.80   Stacey Quashie (ATG) 4:36.22   Judith Thomas (JAM) 4:43.58
100 metres hurdles
(0.9 m/s)
  Adrianna Lamalle (MTQ) 13.63   Alicia Cave (TRI) 13.89   Melaine Walker (JAM) 14.15
300 metres hurdles   Patricia Hall (JAM) 41.33   Alicia Cave (TRI) 41.86   Veronia Patterson (JAM) 43.20
High jump   Sheree Francis (JAM) 1.75   Desiree Crichlow (BAR) 1.75   Chanua Johnson (TRI) 1.63
Long jump   Rose Ann Hamilton (JAM) 5.81   Shandria Brown (BAH) 5.61   Sheree Francis (JAM) 5.59
Shot put   Claudia Villeneuve (MTQ) 11.84   Shernelle Nicholls (BAR) 11.79   Marie-Patrice Calabre (GLP) 11.70
Discus throw   Claudia Villeneuve (MTQ) 37.95   Shernelle Nicholls (BAR) 35.81   Bernadette Welds (CAY) 32.31
Javelin throw   Nikkisha Maynard (BAR) 36.92   Jade Bailey (BAR) 36.60   Marie-Patrice Calabre (GLP) 35.09
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica 46.55   Trinidad and Tobago 47.27   Bahamas 47.88

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Trinidad and Tobago)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Jamaica (JAM)31211769
2  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)*7121332
3  Barbados (BAR)711624
4  Martinique (MTQ)57315
5  Guadeloupe (GLP)4239
6  Bahamas (BAH)231015
7  Antigua and Barbuda (ATG)2125
8  Guyana (GUY)2114
9  Grenada (GRN)1337
10  Bermuda (BER)1001
11  Turks and Caicos Islands (TKS)0101
12  Cayman Islands (CAY)0022
13  French Guiana (GUF)0011
  Netherlands Antilles (AHO)0011
Totals (14 nations)626262186


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on October 23, 2011, 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. ^ Biographies. Williams, Janill, ANT, IAAF, retrieved Jan 31, 2012
  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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