1990 CARIFTA Games

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XIX CARIFTA Games
Host city Kingston, Jamaica Jamaica
Date(s) April 14–16
Level Junior and Youth
Participation at least 122 athletes from
at least 14 nations
Events 52

The 19th CARIFTA Games was held in Kingston, Jamaica on April 14–16, 1990.

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

For the 1990 CARIFTA Games only the medalists and a few other athletes can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 122 athletes (78 junior (under-20) and 44 youth (under-17)) from about 14 countries: Bahamas (22), Barbados (9), British Virgin Islands (2), Cayman Islands (2), Dominica (1), French Guiana (2), Grenada (5), Guadeloupe (5), Guyana (2), Jamaica (53), Martinique (9), Saint Lucia (1), Suriname (1), Trinidad and Tobago (8).

Austin Sealy Award[edit]

The Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the games was awarded for the second time in the role to Kareem Streete-Thompson from the Cayman Islands.[2][3] As in 1989, he won the gold medal in the long jump event, this year however in the junior (U-20) category, again with a remarkable jump of 7.94m, also being still the championships record in this 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] Results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Boys under 20 (Junior)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.0 m/s)
 Raymond Nelson (JAM) 10.57  Carlos Samuels (JAM) 10.76  Rudy Mith (MTQ) 10.79
200 metres
(-3.7 m/s)
 Donovan Powell (JAM) 21.42  Andrew Tynes (BAH) 21.55  Daniel England (JAM) 21.63
400 metres  Marcus Knowles (BAH) 47.30  Terrence McCrea (JAM) 47.34  Ronald Thorne (BAR) 47.45
800 metres  Steven Roberts (BAR) 1:51.26  Michael Williams (JAM) 1:51.31  Christopher Gallimore (JAM) 1:52.60
1500 metres  Michael Williams (JAM) 3:55.74  Quinton John (TRI) 3:56.69  Martin Reid (JAM) 3:58.88
5000 metres  Ronnie Holassie (TRI) 15:19.52  Martin Reid (JAM) 15:22.18  Junior Mitchell (TRI) 16:19.02
110 metres hurdles
(2.8 m/s)
 Delevante Brown (JAM) 14.36w  Sean Dupigny (BAR) 14.58w  Sébastien Solbiac (MTQ) 14.74w
400 metres hurdles  Winston Sinclair (JAM) 52.87  Terrence McCrea (JAM) 53.87  Lynden Hepburn (BAH) 54.58
High jump  Garreth Flowers (BAH) 2.13  Michael Davis (JAM) 2.13  David Collymore (LCA) 2.08
Pole vault  Mark Godfrey (JAM) 4.26  Junior Collins (JAM) 3.95  Ronnie Darville (BAH) 3.75
Long jump  Kareem Streete-Thompson (CAY) 7.94  Cyril Doornkamp (SUR) 7.36  Delevante Brown (JAM) 7.13
Triple jump  Daniel Sextius (GLP) 15.26  Kenny Boudine (GUF) 15.03  Jerome Douglas (JAM) 14.81
Shot put  Olivier Neisson (MTQ) 14.12  Pascal Nelson (GLP) 13.76  Rudy Finoly (MTQ) 13.51
Discus throw  Ryan Haylock (CAY) 39.32  Howard Brown (JAM) 38.60  Fidel Holder (BAR) 37.98
Javelin throw  Ryan Haylock (CAY) 61.64  Curland Peters (GRN) 55.50  Ronnie Darville (BAH) 53.26
4 × 100 metres relay  Jamaica
Norman Morse
Raymond Nelson
Leon Gordon
Michael Cowan
40.66  Bahamas 41.33  Barbados 41.40
4 × 400 metres relay  Barbados 3:09.22  Jamaica 3:10.05  Bahamas 3:14.17

Girls under 20 (Junior)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(1.3 m/s)
 Revoli Campbell (JAM) 11.54  Merlene Frazer (JAM) 11.75  Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 11.84
200 metres
(-0.2 m/s)
 Revoli Campbell (JAM) 23.34  Merlene Frazer (JAM) 23.89  Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 24.15
400 metres  Catherine Scott (JAM) 54.08  Inez Turner (JAM) 54.79  Carole Nelson (GUF) 57.11
800 metres  Inez Turner (JAM) 2:10.58  Janice Turner (JAM) 2:11.94  Shermaine Ross (GRN) 2:15.80
1500 metres  Janice Turner (JAM) 4:38.56  Mardrea Hyman (JAM) 4:48.26  Bernadine Thomas (TRI) 4:51.19
3000 metres  Mardrea Hyman (JAM) 10:08.75  Barbara Stewart (JAM) 10:21.53  Christine St. Cyr (GRN) 10:25.10
100 metres hurdles
(1.8 m/s)
 Gillian Russell (JAM) 13.8  Debbie-Ann Parris (JAM) 14.1  Betty Lise (MTQ) 14.4
High jump  Jocelyn Evans (JAM) 1.72  Diane Guthrie (JAM) 1.70  Daphne Saunders (BAH) 1.57
Long jump  Diane Guthrie (JAM) 6.31  Dedra Davis (BAH) 6.14  Debbie-Ann Parris (JAM) 5.98
Shot put  Valérie Laurin (MTQ) 12.01  Michelle Garvey (BAR) 11.93  Grace Hayles (JAM) 11.84
Discus throw  Tiffany Thompson (BAH) 36.98  Kadar Thomas (JAM) 35.96  Jessica Ashby (BAR) 34.60
Javelin throw  Lisa Casimir (DMA) 42.39  Geraldine George (TRI) 37.68  Natasha Joseph (TRI) 37.42
4 × 100 metres relay  Jamaica
Nikole Mitchell
Catherine Scott
Gillian Russell
Merlene Frazer
45.39  Bahamas 46.13  Guadeloupe 46.79
4 × 400 metres relay  Jamaica
Janice Turner
Winsome Cole
Catherine Scott
Inez Turner
3:38.28  Bahamas 3:52.12  Barbados 3:55.36

Boys under 17 (Youth)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(1.1 m/s)
 Leon Gordon (JAM) 10.87  Steve Garni (MTQ) 11.04  Michael Cowan (JAM) 11.10
200 metres
(4.9 m/s)
 Leon Gordon (JAM) 22.06w  Michael Cowan (JAM) 22.58w  Keita Cline (IVB) 22.72w
400 metres  Edward Clarke (JAM) 49.30  Gregory Blake (JAM) 49.34  Bruno Latcha (GLP) 50.26
800 metres  Escoffrey Thomas (JAM) 1:56.39  Horace Steele (JAM) 1:59.39  Brian Brewster (BAR) 2:00.53
1500 metres  Escoffrey Thomas (JAM) 4:09.94  Horace Steele (JAM) 4:12.38  Brian Brewster (BAR) 4:17.61
High jump  Dennis Fearon (JAM) 2.03  Victor Houston (BAR) 2.00  Neil Gardner (JAM) 1.98
Long jump  Everald Facey (JAM) 7.09  Victor Houston (BAR) 7.04  Leon Gordon (JAM) 6.98
Triple jump  Victor Houston (BAR) 14.73  Patrice Aubatin (GLP) 14.72  Jason Richards (BAH) 14.13
Shot put  Dave Taylor (BAR) 14.85  Christopher Wilson (JAM) 14.22  Hugh Rolle (BAH) 13.72
Discus throw  Kirk Nesbeth (JAM) 43.28  Dave Taylor (BAR) 43.00  Christopher Wilson (JAM) 40.64
Javelin throw  Victor Houston (BAR) 52.50  Curtis Applewhite (TRI) 50.80  Hugh Rolle (BAH) 47.42

Girls under 17 (Youth)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(1.9 m/s)
 Nikole Mitchell (JAM) 11.77  Carmetta McKay (BAH) 12.16  Savatheda Fynes (BAH) 12.20
200 metres
(3.4 m/s)
 Nikole Mitchell (JAM) 24.30w  Maxine Dawkins (JAM) 24.33w  Carmetta McKay (BAH) 24.89w
400 metres  Wynsome Cole (JAM) 54.92  Vernetta Rolle (BAH) 55.60  Ellen Grant (JAM) 56.91
800 metres  Claudine Williams (JAM) 2:09.83  Charmaine Howell (JAM) 2:12.64  Vernetta Rolle (BAH) 2:12.90
1500 metres  Claudine Williams (JAM) 4:45.40  Charmaine Howell (JAM) 4:46.86  Christine St. Cyr (GRN) 4:53.14
High jump  Najuma Fletcher (GUY) 1.72  Icolyn Kelly (JAM) 1.70  Jill Eneas (BAH) 1.67
Long jump  Suzette Lee (JAM) 5.80  Najuma Fletcher (GUY) 5.42  Trecia Smith (JAM) 5.25
Shot put  Anne-Marie Riley (BAH) 10.99  Marcia Taylor (BAH) 10.94  Dominique Perroni (MTQ) 10.52
Discus throw  Marcia Taylor (BAH) 37.42  Marsha Minns (BAH) 32.78  Dominique Perroni (MTQ) 30.24
Javelin throw  Marsha Mark (TRI) 40.44  Kathy Ann Lewis (GRN) 32.90  Marsha Minns (BAH) 31.98

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Jamaica 32 27 13 72
2  Bahamas 5 9 15 29
3  Barbados 5 5 7 17
4  Cayman Islands 3 0 0 3
5  Trinidad and Tobago 2 3 3 8
6  Martinique 2 1 6 9
7  Guadeloupe 1 2 2 5
8  Guyana 1 1 0 2
9  Dominica 1 0 0 1
10  Grenada 0 2 3 5
11  French Guiana 0 1 1 2
12  Suriname 0 1 0 1
13  British Virgin Islands 0 0 1 1
 Saint Lucia 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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