1987 CARIFTA Games

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XVI CARIFTA Games
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Host city Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Date(s) April 18–20
Level Junior and Youth
Participation at least 115 athletes from
at least 13 nations
Events 52

The 16th CARIFTA Games was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on April 18–20, 1987.

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

For the 1987 CARIFTA Games, only the medalists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 115 medalists (67 junior (under-20) and 48 youth (under-17)) from about 13 countries: Bahamas (23), Barbados (11), Bermuda (2), Cayman Islands (4), Dominica (2), Guadeloupe (5), Guyana (2), Jamaica (36), Martinique (9), Netherlands Antilles (1), Saint Kitts and Nevis (2), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (4), Trinidad and Tobago (14).

Austin Sealy Award[edit]

The Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the games was awarded to Nicole Springer from Barbados.[2][3] She won the high jump gold medal in the junior (U-20) category.

Medal summary[edit]

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] The medalists can also be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Boys under 20 (Junior)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Eric Haynes (SKN) 10.60w  Olivier Théophile (GLP) 10.67w  Cyrus Allen (JAM) 10.72w
200 metres
(0.7 m/s)
 Alvin Daniel (TRI) 20.94  Carey Johnson (JAM) 21.12  Richard Hinds (BAR) 21.17
400 metres  Thomas Mason (JAM) 46.82  Christian Landre-Cornano (GLP) 47.05  Anthony Wallace (JAM) 47.62
800 metres  Kenroy Levy (JAM) 1:48.95  Fitzroy Morrison (JAM) 1:50.59  Eversley Linley (VIN) 1:52.00
1500 metres  Kenroy Levy (JAM) 3:53.1  Sherwin Burgess (JAM) 3:55.2  Manuel Joseph (TRI) 3:56.3
5000 metres  Sherwin Burgess (JAM) 15:14.56  Anthony Johnson (JAM) 15:14.77  Martin Forde (BAR) 15:14.99
110 metres hurdles  Andrew Smith (BAH) 14.24w  Anthony Ricketts (JAM) 14.35w  Roy Browne (BAR) 14.44w
400 metres hurdles  Thomas Mason (JAM) 53.14  Roy Browne (BAR) 54.05  Wellesley Wellington (JAM) 54.54
High Jump  Joël Vincent (MTQ) 2.15  Ian Thompson (BAH) 2.09  François Jacaria (MTQ) 2.09
Pole Vault  Brent Johnson (BAH) 4.26  Adrian Knowles (BAH) 4.05  Lionel Gabaud (MTQ) 3.85
Long Jump  Edward Manderson (CAY) 7.40  Germain Martial (MTQ) 7.40  Mark Mason (GUY) 7.37
Triple Jump  Edward Manderson (CAY) 15.95  Eddy Falibois (GLP) 14.65  Alvin Haynes (BAR) 14.61
Shot Put  Teddy Lacroix (MTQ) 14.38  Troy Patterson (BAR) 13.84  Jean-Claude Retel (GLP) 13.78
Discus Throw  Kenneth Blackwood (JAM) 43.64  Troy Patterson (BAR) 42.70  Jeffrey Marcelle (TRI) 42.32
Javelin Throw  Jean-René Ceylan (MTQ) 65.52  Kevin Smith (BAH) 59.06  Ricky Francis (TRI) 58.18
4 x 100 metres relay  Jamaica 40.73  Trinidad and Tobago 41.14  Saint Kitts and Nevis 41.44
4 x 400 metres relay  Jamaica 3:08.28  Trinidad and Tobago 3:16.67  Barbados 3:26.88

Girls under 20 (Junior)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Beverly McDonald (JAM) 11.54  Sheena Sturrup (BAH) 11.75  Nicole Charles (TRI) 11.76
200 metres
(0.2 m/s)
 Beverly McDonald (JAM) 23.40  Nicole Charles (TRI) 23.63  Sheena Sturrup (BAH) 23.69
400 metres  Juliet Campbell (JAM) 53.36  Diane Dunrod (SKN) 54.04  Jackie Hinds (BAR) 55.55
800 metres  Sylvia Thomas (JAM) 2:11.80  Sandra Boothe (JAM) 2:13.35  Danielle Nepert (MTQ) 2:14.6
1500 metres  Sylvia Thomas (JAM) 4:42.8  Sandra Boothe (JAM) 4:44.4  Charlene Neptune (TRI) 4:50.0
3000 metres  Charlene Neptune (TRI) 10:38.4  Golda McLean (VIN) 10:58.8  Dawn Williams (DMA) 11:07.9
100 metres hurdles  Sophia Brown (JAM) 14.18  Dianne Woodside (BAH) 14.29  Michelle Freeman (JAM) 14.32
High Jump  Nicole Springer (BAR) 1.79  Marlene Gordon (JAM) 1.68  Michelle Alleyne (TRI) 1.68
Long Jump  Jacqueline Ross (VIN) 5.73  Natasha Brown (BAH) 5.72  Twilet Malcolm (JAM) 5.69
Shot Put  Marie-José Alger (MTQ) 12.90  Dawn Woodside (BAH) 12.27  Millicent McCartney (BAH) 12.16
Discus Throw  Millicent McCartney (BAH) 42.40  Denise Taylor (BAH) 39.58  Leslie Rooks (BER) 36.88
Javelin Throw  Terry-Lynn Paynter (BER) 40.06  Dawn Woodside (BAH) 39.72  Chantell Miller (BAH) 39.60
4 x 100 metres relay  Jamaica 45.63  Trinidad and Tobago 46.52  Bahamas 46.76
4 x 400 metres relay  Jamaica 3:41.1  Barbados 3:48.5  Bahamas 3:50.6

Boys under 17 (Youth)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Peter Harker (JAM) 11.05  Anthony Richards (JAM) 11.12  Adrian Bobb (TRI) 11.14
200 metres  Daniel England (JAM) 21.89  Randy Neely (BAH) 22.27  Anthony Richards (JAM) 22.30
400 metres  Daniel England (JAM) 48.8  Ronald Thorne (BAR) 49.2  Terry Harewood (BAR) 49.8
800 metres  Clarence Richards (JAM) 1:57.66  Floyd Howell (JAM) 1:57.67  Sheku Bell (TRI) 1:59.99
1500 metres  Floyd Howell (JAM) 4:08.23  Simeon McDowell (JAM) 4:11.20  Codrington McPherson (GUY) 4:11.29
High Jump  Garreth Flowers (BAH) 2.03  Steve LeBlanc (DMA) 2.00  Adrian Gilbert (BAH) 1.92
Long Jump  Kareem Streete-Thompson (CAY) 6.91  Bernardo Henry (JAM) 6.74  Neil Edwards (BAH) 6.63
Triple Jump  Neil Edwards (BAH) 14.39  Saville Sayers (VIN) 14.14  Sextus Daniel (GLP) 13.95
Shot Put  Andrew Hercules (TRI) 12.64  Carrington Maycock (BAH) 12.49  Glenton Evans (JAM) 12.32
Discus Throw  Glenton Evans (JAM) 43.04  Robert Taylor (BAH) 42.78  Ryan Haylock (CAY) 40.00
Javelin Throw  Angelo Rolle (BAH) 54.60  Ryan Haylock (CAY) 47.72  Robert Taylor (BAH) 47.56

Girls under 17 (Youth)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Karen Chevalleau (JAM) 12.06  Andrea Lloyd (JAM) 12.18  Jackie Edwards (BAH) 12.24
200 metres  Revoli Campbell (JAM) 23.45w  Andrea Lloyd (JAM) 24.28w  Diana Murphy (BAR) 24.35w
400 metres  Revoli Campbell (JAM) 54.4  Diana Murphy (BAR) 55.7  Catherine Scott (JAM) 56.0
800 metres  Karen Bennett (JAM) 2:10.7  Marlene Cyrus (BAR) 2:17.5  Jacqueline Sophia (AHO) 2:17.9
1500 metres  Karen Bennett (JAM) 4:33.2  Barbara Stewart (JAM) 4:39.1  Marlene Cyrus (BAR) 4:50.3
High Jump  Joyce Evans (JAM) 1.66  Carabell James (TRI) 1.66  Raquel Morrison (CAY) 1.57
Long Jump  Jackie Edwards (BAH) 6.14  Angela Rochester (JAM) 5.54  Denise Lewis (TRI) 5.22
Shot Put  Verne Alleyne (TRI) 10.36  Véronique Boniface (MTQ) 10.36  Tiffany Thompson (BAH) 10.00
Discus Throw  Tiffany Thompson (BAH) 32.58  Verne Alleyne (TRI) 31.94  Kay Lewis (JAM) 31.70
Javelin Throw  Kayla Campbell (BAH) 35.60  Charmaine Hamilton (BAH) 32.76  Geraldine George (TRI) 32.44

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Jamaica 28 16 9 53
2  Bahamas 9 13 10 32
3  Trinidad and Tobago 4 6 10 20
4  Martinique 4 2 3 9
5  Cayman Islands 3 1 2 6
6  Barbados 1 7 9 17
7  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 2 1 4
8  Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 1 1 3
9  Bermuda 1 0 1 2
10  Guadeloupe 0 3 2 5
11  Dominica 0 1 1 2
12  Guyana 0 0 2 2
13  Netherlands Antilles 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved October 8, 2011 
  2. ^ Carifta Games Magazine, Part 2, Carifta Games 2011, retrieved Oct 12, 2011 
  3. ^ Carifta Games Magazine, Part 3, Carifta Games 2011, retrieved Oct 12, 2011 
  4. ^ Athletics Weekly, CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 MEN), retrieved October 8, 2011 
  5. ^ Athletics Weekly, CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 WOMEN), retrieved October 8, 2011 
  6. ^ Athletics Weekly, CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 BOYS), retrieved October 8, 2011 
  7. ^ Athletics Weekly, CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 GIRLS), retrieved October 8, 2011 

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