Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Miller leaps to gold

Miller leaps to gold
23 Apr

Barbados got one gold medal on the final day of the Carifta track and field championships in the Cayman Islands.

Jonathan Miller struck gold in the under 20 boys triple jump with a winning leap of 15.30 metres.

Meanwhile, the Barbadian quartet of Asia Foster, Sarah Belle, Rhea Hoyte and Ashley Lowe copped bronze in the 4x100 metre relay for the under 20 girls.

The boys under-17 team of Antoni Hoyte-Small, Tramaine Smith, Jameel Walkes-Miller and Matthew Clarke also copped bronze in the under-20 boys 4x100;
their time was 40.18secs.

Sarah Belle was back on the track in the under-20 girls 100 metre hurdles and was able to pick up a silver medal behind the Jamaican world junior champion Akeira Nugent.

Then in the final event of the championship, Barbados' under 20 4 by 400 metres relay team won the silver in 3 minutes, 8.98 seconds.

Barbados ended with 11 medals: 3 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze

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