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CARIFTA Games 2017 review

CARIFTA Games 2017 review

In spite of a few who travelled to Curacao recording personal bests, Barbados’ athletes at the 2017 Flow CARIFTA Games in Willemstad noticeably underperformed. The 28-member Barbados team had overall 12 medals inclusive of four gold, four silver and four bronze to show from this past weekend which makes their performance one of the worse […]

Much work to be done by athletes

Much work to be done by athletes

Barbados’ overall performance at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games held in Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemstad Curacao, is testimony that more work is needed. The Barbadian athletes and coaching staff arrived today at the Grantley Adams International Airport about 6.30p.m. They fell eight medals short of the 20-gained last year in Grenada. The 28-member team captured […]

Gold for Rasheem Griffith

Gold for Rasheem Griffith

By Morissa Lindsay Rasheem Griffith looked set to claim Barbados first gold medal at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games being held at Ergilio Hato Stadium located in Willemstad, Curacao. The Coleridge and Parry Schoolboy clocked 53.35 in the Under-18 Boys 400m hurdles to qualify with the fastest time, And as predicted he returned in the […]

Barbados cop four medals on Day 1 at CARIFTA

Barbados cop four medals on Day 1 at CARIFTA

            Four medals were earned by the 246 athletes on Saturday’s opening day of the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games being held for the first time in Willemstad, Curacao at the Ergilio Hato Stadium. Barbados were represented in a number of events both on and off track having taken a contingent […]

BT CARIFTA REPORT: Marcus wins Barbados’ first medal

BT CARIFTA REPORT: Marcus wins Barbados’ first medal

Barbados has copped its first medal at the 46th CARIFTA Games being held at the Ergilio Hato Stadium in Willemstad, Curaçao. Kalvin Marcus got silver this morning in the javelin when he threw 60.40m. Dominica’s Keyon Burton took the gold with a throw of 62.14m. Marcus, a product of Christ Church Foundation School, did not […]

Flow joins CARIFTA Games again

Flow joins CARIFTA Games again

The excitement is steadily building as the Caribbean’s best junior athletes begin their final preparations for the highly anticipated 2017 Flow CARIFTA Games in the Dutch isle of Curacao. More than 600 athletes and officials representing 26 countries are expected to descend on the multi-purpose Ergilio Hato Stadion in the capital city of Willemstad for […]

The St Michael School athletes celebrate

The St Michael School athletes celebrate

Teachers, students, parents, guardians, old scholars and well-wishers were present at The St Michael School Wednesday to join in the celebrations, as that Martindale’s Road, St Michael institution toasted its athletes for their achievements at this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship (BSSAC). The boys of the school won their first ever championship since the school […]

12-year-old speedster creating waves

12-year-old speedster  creating waves

KINGSTON – Jamaica may have another sprinting sensation on their hands, after a 12-year-old female athlete posted a record time at the 2017 Boys and Girls Championships over the weekend. Brianna Lyston left her competitors in her wake to win the 200m race in the Caribbean nation, clocking a time of 23.72 seconds – almost […]

CARIFTA bound

CARIFTA bound

The lads of Martindale’s Road, St Michael finally made it over the mountain. That is according to coach Gabriel Burnett who expressed his joy at finally lifting the Boys 2017 Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship trophy. When the team for the 2017 Flow CARITA Games scheduled for Curacao, April 15-17, was announced Friday afternoon seven […]

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