1973 CARIFTA Games

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II CARIFTA Games
Host city Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Date(s) May 4–5
Level Junior and Youth
Participation about 137 athletes from
10 nations
Events 34

The 2nd CARIFTA Games was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on May 4–5, 1973.

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 137 athletes (116 junior (under-20) and 21 youth (under-17)) from about 10 countries: Bahamas (8), Barbados (26), Bermuda (19), Grenada (9), Guyana (10), Jamaica (32), Lesser Antilles (2), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (3), Trinidad and Tobago (27), US Virgin Islands (1).

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners are published by category: Boys under 20 (Junior),[2] Girls under 20 (Junior),[3] Boys under 17 (Youth),[4] and Girls under 17 (Youth),[5] Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Boys under 20 (Junior)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Calvin Dill (BER) 10.5  W. Brown (JAM) 10.6  Noel Lynch (BAR) 10.7
200 metres  Calvin Dill (BER) 21.6  Noel Gray (JAM) 21.6  Charles Headlam (JAM) 21.8
400 metres  Noel Gray (JAM) 46.9  Jeffrey McLeod (JAM) 46.9  Horace Tuitt (TRI) 47.2
800 metres  Horace Tuitt (TRI) 1:52.4  L. Gurzong (JAM) 1:56.5  Anthony October (GUY) 1:57.4
1500 metres  Bryan Henderson (BAR) 4:11.6  L. Gurzong (JAM) 4:11.6  P. Barker (GUY) 4:12.2
3000 metres  P. Bryan (JAM) 9:25.3  Floyd Patrick (BAR) 9:25.6  Bryan Henderson (BAR) 9:26.0
110 metres hurdles  Clive Bariffe (JAM) 14.8  Everist Alexis (TRI) 15.3  B. Barclay (JAM) 15.4
300 metres hurdles  Clive Bariffe (JAM) 41.0  Mark Stoute (BAR) 42.1  Mora Scott (TRI) 42.4
High jump  Clive Bariffe (JAM) 1.95  Wade Mitchell (TRI) 1.88  Clark Godwin (BER) 1.85
Long jump  Anthony Joseph (TRI) 7.36  Glen Lake (BER) 6.43  L. Watson (JAM) 6.35
Triple jump  Michael Sharpe (BER) 14.70  Wilfred Gonsales (BER) 14.08  Peter Pratt (BAH) 13.94
Shot put  Leon Brown (JAM) 15.70  Timothy Payne (BAR) 13.88  Dilton Woodley (BER) 12.77
Discus throw  Leon Brown (JAM) 47.32  K. Simpson (JAM) 45.64  B. Murphie (BER) 41.88
Javelin throw  George Best (BAR) 51.43  Michael Andrews (TRI) 50.50  John Cato (VIN) 48.24
4 × 100 metres relay  Jamaica 42.2  Barbados 42.4  Grenada 42.5
4 × 400 metres relay  Jamaica
Jeffrey McLeod
M. Hanna
Charles Headlam
Noel Gray
3:14.0  Trinidad and Tobago
Searl Pascall
Winston Mora-Scott
Michael Andrews
Horace Tuitt
3:18.6  Grenada 3:20.4

Girls under 20 (Junior)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Regina Montague (JAM) 12.0  Marcia Trotman (BAR) 12.2  Janet Stoute (BAR) 12.3
200 metres  Marcia Trotman (BAR) 24.4  Regina Montague (JAM) 24.8  Maureen Gottshalk (JAM) 24.9
400 metres  Ruth Alexander (TRI) 57.5  Elaine Ramsay (JAM) 58.8  Carletta McNabb (JAM) 61.1
800 metres  Heather Gooding (BAR) 2:15.3  Marva Edwards (TRI) 2:15.4  Carmen Watson (JAM) 2:17.6
100 metres hurdles  Andrea Bruce (JAM) 14.6  Andora Sterling (BER) 16.0  Yvette Coombs (TRI) 16.5
High jump  Andrea Bruce (JAM) 1.67  Lorraine Reid (JAM) 1.67  Marlene Bascombe (BAR) 1.57
Long jump  Andrea Bruce (JAM) 5.71  Branwen Smith (BER) 5.52  June Griffith (GUY) 5.35
Shot put  Branwen Smith (BER) 11.62  Winsome Langley (JAM) 10.79  Bessie Horton (BER) 10.14
Discus throw  Winsome Langley (JAM) 30.00  Kayrene Rawlins (BAR) 29.06  Anne Reid (BAR) 28.90
Javelin throw  Lyn George (TRI) 38.90  Bessie Horton (BER) 35.38  Mary Williams (TRI) 26.52
4 × 100 metres relay  Jamaica
M. Robinson
Regina Montague
Andrea Bruce
Marcia Svaby
47.2  Trinidad and Tobago
Laura Pierre
Angela McLean
Sandra Fournillier
Janice Bernard
47.5  Barbados 48.3
4 × 400 metres relay  Trinidad and Tobago
Jennifer Augustine
Marva Edwards
Laura Pierre
Ruth Alexander
3:53.2  Barbados
P. Larrier
C. Jones
V. Yearwood
W. Rochester
3:58.3  Jamaica
Elaine Ramsay
Carmen Watson
Maureen Gottshalk
Carletta McNabb
3:58.5

Boys under 17 (Youth)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Maurice Beecher (JAM) 11.0  O. James (JAM) 11.1  Searl Pascall (TRI) 11.2
200 metres  Maurice Beecher (JAM) 22.9  O. James (JAM) 23.1  G. Andrews (TRI) 23.5
400 metres  Searl Pascall (TRI) 50.4  Trevor Small (BAR) 51.8  Michael Hyacinth (GRN) 53.5

Girls under 17 (Youth)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Debbie Jones (BER) 12.2  Jacintha Ballantyne (VIN) 12.6  Imogene Morris (JAM) 12.7
200 metres  Dorothy Scott (JAM) 25.4  Debbie Jones (BER) 25.9  M. Sylvester (TRI) 26.3
400 metres  Cheryl Blackman (BAR) 58.4  Jennifer Boca (GRN) 59.1  Ann Adams (TRI) 59.2

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Jamaica 18 12 8 38
2  Trinidad and Tobago 6 6 8 20
3  Barbados 5 8 6 19
4  Bermuda 5 6 4 15
5  Grenada 0 1 3 4
6  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 1 1 2
7  Guyana 0 0 3 3
8  Bahamas 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 (UNDER 20 MEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011 
  3. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 WOMEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011 
  4. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 BOYS)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011 
  5. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 GIRLS)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011 

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