1985 CARIFTA Games

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XIV CARIFTA Games
Host city Bridgetown, Barbados Barbados
Date(s) April 7–9
Level Junior and Youth
Participation at least 116 athletes from
at least 16 nations
Events 52

The 14th CARIFTA Games was held in Bridgetown, Barbados on April 7–9, 1985.

Barbados Spicy Marlin Meat was a main meal eaten by the participants in the 1985 CARIFTA Games. Barbados Spicy Marlin Meat is a marlin whose meat is cooked thouroghly, then, it is stuffed with vegetables, lobster, many types of tropical fish, and especially spices are added. They are known to be some of the spiciest meats in the world. The people of Barbados are especially proud of this and it has become a main part of Barbados National Identity.

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

For the 1985 CARIFTA Games only the medalists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 116 medalists (67 junior (under-20) and 49 youth (under-17)) from about 16 countries: Bahamas (30), Barbados (12), Bermuda (4), Cayman Islands (4), Dominica (2), Grenada (1), Guadeloupe (9), Guyana (1), Jamaica (36), Martinique (3), Netherlands Antilles (2), Saint Lucia (1), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1), Suriname (1), Trinidad and Tobago (6), US Virgin Islands (3).

Austin Sealy Award[edit]

The Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the games was awarded to Andrea Thomas from Jamaica.[2][3] She won 2 gold medals (400m, and 800m) in the junior (U-20) category. In addition, she was probably part of at least one of the medal winning relay teams (there is no information on the team members).

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  Michael Newbold (BAH) 10.74  Dazel Jules (TRI) 10.75  Jimmy Flemming (ISV) 10.80
200 metres  Jimmy Flemming (ISV) 21.65  Mark Johnson (BAH) 21.68  Rommel Liverpool (TRI) 21.76
400 metres  Lyndale Patterson (JAM) 47.87  Bruce Phillip (DMA) 48.03  Byron Ferguson (BAH) 48.25
800 metres  Anthony Christie (JAM) 1:55.62  Ernest Barrett (JAM) 1:56.07  Kevin Smith (BER) 1:56.09
1500 metres  Anthony Christie (JAM) 4:05.19  Kevin Smith (BER) 4:05.47  Michael Jules (BAR) 4:05.50
5000 metres  Mark Elliott (JAM) 15:26.19  Steve Agar (DMA) 15:42.94  Kenroy Levy (JAM) 15:54.71
110 metres hurdles  Carlton Aitken (JAM) 14.55  Michael Forbes (JAM) 14.56  George Knowles (BAH) 14.69
400 metres hurdles  Richard Bucknor (JAM) 53.43  Allan Ince (BAR) 54.90  Michael Forbes (JAM) 55.19
High jump  Troy Kemp (BAH) 2.13  Guy Labylle (GLP) 2.04  Daryl Walwyn (BER) 1.93
Pole vault  Brent Johnson (BAH) 3.96  Doyle Peete (BAH) 3.23  Michael Russell (JAM) 3.23
Long jump  Edward Manderson (CAY) 7.10  Mark Johnson (BAH) 7.04  Greg Williams (JAM) 6.95
Triple jump  Garfield Anselm (GLP) 16.03  Frantz Porier (GLP) 15.63  Wendell Lawrence (BAH) 14.99
Shot put  Georges Robin (GLP) 15.39  Joe Woodside (BAH) 14.21  Rohan Webb (JAM) 13.02
Discus throw  Joe Woodside (BAH) 43.94  Adrian Brown (JAM) 41.91  Adam Llewelyn (CAY) 38.58
Javelin throw  Joseph Antoine (TRI) 65.40  Paul Hurlston (CAY) 56.42  Godfrey Augustine (GRN) 56.06
4 × 100 metres relay  Trinidad and Tobago 40.82  Jamaica 41.45  Bahamas 41.74
4 × 400 metres relay  Jamaica 3:12.0  Bahamas 3:14.0  Barbados 3:28.85

Girls under 20 (Junior)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Ethlyn Tate (JAM) 11.88  Yolande Straughn (BAR) 11.89  Pauline Chambers (JAM) 12.07
200 metres  Yolande Straughn (BAR) 24.34  Ethlyn Tate (JAM) 24.40  Pauline Chambers (JAM) 24.54
400 metres  Andrea Thomas (JAM) 53.54  Janice Carter (JAM) 54.29  Flora Hyacinth (ISV) 54.70
800 metres  Andrea Thomas (JAM) 2:07.96  Sandie Richards (JAM) 2:13.18  Iyiechia Petrus (ISV) 2:14.75
1500 metres  Beverley McNeil (JAM) 4:47.18  Ellie Edwards (JAM) 4:50.43  Deborah Moise (LCA) 4:54.77
3000 metres  Ellie Edwards (JAM) 10:41.25  Herta Ebanks (CAY) 10:53.14  Rochelle McKenzie (BAH) 11:09.04
100 metres hurdles  Sophia Brown (JAM) 14.96  Maureen Wiltshire (JAM) 15.28  Nancy Boyce (BAR) 15.62
High jump  Mazel Thomas (JAM) 1.66  Dionne Bruff (JAM) 1.66  Judy McDonald (BAH) 1.60
Long jump  Mazel Thomas (JAM) 5.81  Catherine Richards (BAR) 5.63  Heather Lynch (BAR) 5.50
Shot put  Millicent McCartney (BAH) 12.30  Patricia Curry (BAH) 11.68  Tania Pemba (GLP) 11.32
Discus throw  Sherry Howell (AHO) 41.04  Millicent McCartney (BAH) 39.82  Janice Daley (JAM) 37.18
Javelin throw  Sherry Howell (AHO) 42.20  Rennet Celestine (TRI) 41.86  Dornel Butler (BAH) 37.46
4 × 100 metres relay  Jamaica 46.69  Bahamas 46.81  United States Virgin Islands 48.09
4 × 400 metres relay  Jamaica 3:42.68  Bahamas 3:46.92  United States Virgin Islands 3:50.48

Boys under 17 (Youth)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Pascal Théophile (GLP) 10.94  Garland Miller (BAH) 11.13  Glendale Miller (BAH) 11.16
200 metres  Glendale Miller (BAH) 21.92  Carey Johnson (JAM) 21.96  Garland Miller (BAH) 22.02
400 metres  Carey Johnson (JAM) 49.12  Barrington Campbell (JAM) 49.56  Christian Landre-Cornano (GLP) 50.01
800 metres  Ashton Cherubin (BAR) 1:59.36  Floyd Ambrister (BAH) 1:59.65  Curtan Smith (JAM) 1:59.73?
1500 metres  Leroy Webley (JAM) 4:15.64  Martin Forde (BAR) 4:16.20  Ashton Cherubin (BAR) 4:16.82
High jump  Joël Vincent (MTQ) 1.99  Emile Ledee (BAH) 1.96  Darnell Ranger (BAH) 1.85
Long jump  Mark Mason (GUY) 6.94  John Edwards (BAH) 6.71  Patrice Boisdur (GLP) 6.69
Triple jump  Georges Sainte-Rose (MTQ) 14.02  Bradley Frazer (BAH) 13.64  Darnell Ranger (BAH) 13.50
Shot put  Adolphus Nichols (TRI) 13.06  Kevin Culmer (BAH) 12.86  Peter Malpas (BER) 12.45
Discus throw  Linval Swaby (JAM) 40.78  Nelson Braafhart (AHO) 38.99  Adolphus Nichols (TRI) 38.78
Javelin throw  Adrian Bullen (BAR) 52.04  Kevin Smith (BAH) 51.48  Kevin Culmer (BAH) 49.64

Girls under 17 (Youth)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Beverly McDonald (JAM) 11.99  Sheena Sturrup (BAH) 12.09  Keva Mackey (BAH) 12.19
200 metres  Keva Mackey (BAH) 24.21  Beverly McDonald (JAM) 24.22  Sheena Sturrup (BAH) 24.52
400 metres  Francine Landre (GLP) 57.07  Sheena Sturrup (BAH) 57.53  Patricia Wisdom (BAH) 57.58
800 metres  Judith Campbell (JAM) 2:15.07  Mireille Sankatsing (SUR) 2:15.80  Rochelle Millar (BAH) 2:15.86
1500 metres  Judith Campbell (JAM) 4:46.34  Joclyn Connage (JAM) 4:48.77  Rochelle Millar (BAH) 4:49.26
High jump  Michelle Alleyne (TRI) 1.67  Nicole Springer (BAR) 1.64  Lorraine Bartley (JAM) 1.55
Long jump  Dahlia Duhaney (JAM) 5.50  Natasha Brown (BAH) 5.48  Jacqueline Ross (VIN) 5.47
Shot put  Marie-José Alger (MTQ) 11.35  Leslie Rooks (BER) 10.94  Denise Taylor (BAH) 10.12
Discus throw  Michelle Heron (JAM) 35.20  Leslie Rooks (BER) 34.81  Ann-Marie Higgins (JAM) 34.42
Javelin throw  Joy-Ann Best (BAR) 35.46  Pamela Levine (BAR) 34.80  Eurise Farquharson (BAH) 34.42

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Jamaica 25 14 11 50
2  Bahamas 7 19 19 45
3  Barbados 4 6 5 15
4  Guadeloupe 4 2 3 9
5  Trinidad and Tobago 4 2 2 8
6  Martinique 3 0 0 3
7  Netherlands Antilles 2 1 0 3
8  Cayman Islands 1 2 1 4
9  U.S. Virgin Islands 1 0 5 6
10  Guyana 1 0 0 1
11  Bermuda 0 3 3 6
12  Dominica 0 2 0 2
13  Suriname 0 1 0 1
14  Grenada 0 0 1 1
 Saint Lucia 0 0 1 1
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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 (PDF), Carifta Games 2011, retrieved Oct 12, 2011 
  3. ^ Carifta Games Magazine, Part 3 (PDF), Carifta Games 2011, retrieved Oct 12, 2011 
  4. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 MEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011 
  5. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 20 WOMEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011 
  6. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 BOYS)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011 
  7. ^ "CARIFTA GAMES (UNDER 17 GIRLS)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 8, 2011 

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