Barbados at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Barbados at the
2018 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Barbados.svg
CGF codeBAR
CGABarbados Olympic Association
Websiteolympic.org.bb
in Gold Coast, Australia
Competitors45 in 11 sports
Flag bearer Meagan Best
Medals
Ranked 0th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Barbados competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15, 2018.[1] It was Barbados's 16th appearance at the Commonwealth Games.

Squash athlete Meagan Best was the country's flag bearer during the opening ceremony.[2]

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 5 3 8
Badminton 2 0 2
Boxing 1 1 2
Cycling 0 1 1
Netball N/A 12 12
Shooting 7 1 8
Squash 1 2 3
Swimming 1 0 1
Table tennis 4 0 4
Triathlon 2 0 2
Weightlifting 2 0 2
Total 25 20 45

Athletics[edit]

Barbados participated with 8 athletes (5 men and 3 women).

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ramon Gittens 100 m 10.50 2 Q 10.44 7 Did not advance
Stephen Headley 10.70 4 Did not advance
Shane Brathwaite 200 m DSQ Did not advance
Nicholas Deshong 21.26 4 Did not advance
Burkheart Ellis Jr 21.02 2 Q 20.79 6 Did not advance
Shane Brathwaite 110 m hurdles 13.64 5 q N/A 13.53 6
Shane Brathwaite
Nicholas Deshong
Burkheart Ellis Jr
Ramon Gittens
4 × 100 m relay 38.95 4 q N/A 39.04 5
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sada Williams 200 m DNS Did not advance
Kierre Beckles 100 m hurdles 13.66 6 N/A Did not advance
Tia-Adana Belle 400 m hurdles 56.55 7 N/A Did not advance

Badminton[edit]

Barbados participated with two athletes (two men)

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Cory Fanus Men's singles  Yang (CAN)
L 0 - 2
Did not advance
Dakeil Thorpe BYE  Mulenga (ZAM)
L 0 - 2
Did not advance
Cory Fanus
Dakeil Thorpe
Men's doubles N/A BYE  Dunn /
Hall (SCO)
L 0 - 2
Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Barbados participated with a team of 2 athletes (1 man and 1 woman)

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Jabali Breedy Men's −52 kg  Brendan Irvine (NIR)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Kimberly Gittens Women's −60 kg  Sarita Devi (IND)
L 0-5
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Barbados participated with 1 athlete (1 woman).

Track[edit]

Points race
Athlete Event Final
Points Rank
Amber Joseph Women's points race 0 15
Scratch race
Athlete Event Final
Amber Joseph Women's scratch race 16

Netball[edit]

Barbados qualified a netball team by virtue of being ranked in the top 11 (excluding the host nation, Australia) of the INF World Rankings on July 1, 2017.[3][4][5]

Roster
Pool A
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia (H) 5 5 0 0 413 162 +251 10 Semi-finals
2  Jamaica 5 4 0 1 351 221 +130 8
3  South Africa 5 3 0 2 310 205 +105 6 Classification matches
4  Northern Ireland 5 2 0 3 224 307 −83 4
5  Barbados 5 1 0 4 185 333 −148 2
6  Fiji 5 0 0 5 171 426 −255 0
Updated to match(es) played on 11 April 2018. Source: GC2018
(H) Host.


6 April 2018
20:30
Report Barbados  24–79  Australia    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Lisa McPhail
Kristie Simpson
Reserve umpire: Kate Stephenson
Wharton Goals scored 12/17 (71%)
Blackman Goals scored 8/10 (80%)
Payne Goals scored 4/5 (80%)
Thwaites Goals scored 24/24 (100%)
Bassett Goals scored 23/26 (88%)
Wood Goals scored 17/17 (100%)
Pettitt Goals scored 15/15 (100%)

7 April 2018
20:30
Report  Fiji 44–65  Barbados    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Maria van der Merwe
Theresa Prince
Reserve umpire: Michelle Phippard
M. Rusivakula Goals scored 27/31 (87%)
U. Rusivakula Goals scored 10/12 (83%)
Waqa Goals scored 7/8 (88%)
Wharton Goals scored 33/38 (87%)
Blackman Goals scored 22/28 (79%)
Payne Goals scored 10/12 (83%)

9 April 2018
18:30
Report Jamaica  76–32  Barbados    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Maria van der Merwe
Marc Henning
Reserve umpire: Gary Burgess
Fowler-Reid Goals scored 32/36 (89%)
Aiken Goals scored 28/33 (85%)
Beckford Goals scored 12/14 (86%)
Robinson Goals scored 4/8 (50%)
Blackman Goals scored 17/19 (89%)
Wharton Goals scored 9/12 (75%)
Payne Goals scored 6/9 (67%)

10 April 2018
13:00
Report Barbados  39–49  Northern Ireland    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Theresa Prince
Gary Burgess
Reserve umpire: Maria van der Merwe
Wharton Goals scored 27/29 (93%)
Blackman Goals scored 9/12 (75%)
Payne Goals scored 3/3 (100%)
L. Bowman Goals scored 20/25 (80%)
Lennon Goals scored 15/16 (94%)
Oonagh McCullough Goals scored 9/15 (60%)
K. Bowman Goals scored 5/7 (71%)

11 April 2018
11:00
Report South Africa  85–25  Barbados    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Jackie Mizon
Kate Stephenson
Reserve umpire: Jono Bredin
Venter Goals scored 34/35 (97%)
Burger Goals scored 33/35 (94%)
Holtzhausen Goals scored 10/14 (71%)
Stoltz Goals scored 8/9 (89%)
Blackman Goals scored 14/15 (93%)
Payne Goals scored 11/17 (65%)
Ninth place match
12 April 2018
11:00
Report Barbados  48–50  Scotland    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Helen George
Maria van der Merwe
Reserve umpire: Gary Burgess
Payne Goals scored 22/24 (92%)
Blackman Goals scored 15/17 (88%)
Wharton Goals scored 11/12 (92%)
Gallagher Goals scored 35/37 (95%)
Goodwin Goals scored 13/21 (62%)
Pettitt Goals scored 2/5 (40%)

Shooting[edit]

Barbados participated with 8 athletes (7 men and 1 woman).

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Louis Estwick 50 metre rifle prone 577.8 29 Did not advance
Bernard Chase 50 metre pistol 470 20 Did not advance
Ronald Sargeant 481 19 Did not advance
Bernard Chase 10 metre air pistol 537 18 Did not advance
Ronald Sargeant 519 21 Did not advance
Michael Maskell Trap 102 29 Did not advance
Justin St. John 103 27 Did not advance
Michael Maskell Skeet 118 8 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Michelle Elliot Skeet 62 11 Did not advance
Open
Athlete Event Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Overall Rank
Richard Arthur Queen's prize individual 96-1v 28 139-4v 29 139-13v 27 374-18v 28
Jason Wood 102-4v 23 142-12v 27 147-14v 10 391-30v 22
Richard Arthur
Jason Wood
Queen's prize pairs 274-20v 14 250-5v 14 N/A 524-25v 14

Squash[edit]

Barbados participated with 3 athletes (1 man and 2 women).

Individual
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Shawn Simpson Men's singles  Seth (GUY)
L 1 - 3
Did not advance
Meagan Best Women's singles Bye  Waters (ENG)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Amanda Haywood  Laing (CAY)
W 3 - 2
 Massaro (ENG)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Doubles
Athlete Event Group stage Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Meagan Best
Shawn Simpson
Mixed doubles  Mua /
Henry (FIJ)
W 2 - 0
 Waters /
Selby (ENG)
L 0 - 2
2 Q  King /
Coll (NZL)
L 0 - 2
Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Barbados participated with 1 athlete (1 man).

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alex Sobers 50 m freestyle 23.75 28 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 51.12 29 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 1:51.87 20 N/A Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Barbados participated with 4 athletes (4 men).

Singles
Athletes Event Group Stage Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Kristian Doughty Men's singles  Rameez (PAK)
L 0 - 4
 Mutua (KEN)
W 4 - 2
2 Did not advance
Mark Dowell  Taucoory (MRI)
L 2 - 4
 Howieson (SCO)
L 0 - 4
3 Did not advance
Tyrese Knight  Sam (GHA)
L 3 - 4
 Bryan (GUY)
W 4 - 1
2 Did not advance
Doubles
Athletes Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Kristian Doughty
Marcus Smith
Men's doubles Bye  Choong /
Leong (MAS)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Mark Dowell
Tyrese Knight
Bye  Hu /
Yan (AUS)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Team
Athletes Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Kristian Doughty
Mark Dowell
Tyrese Knight
Marcus Smith
Men's team  Singapore (SGP)
L 0 - 3
 Mauritius (MRI)
L 2 - 3
3 Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

Barbados participated with 2 athletes (2 men).

Individual
Athlete Event Swim (750 m) Trans 1 Bike (20 km) Trans 2 Run (5 km) Total Rank
Jason Wilson Men's 9:13 0:34 31:12 0:27 16:48 58:14 23
Matthew Wright 10:12 0:37 30:48 0:28 16:41 58:46 25

Weightlifting[edit]

Barbados participated with two athletes (two men).[6]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Romario Forde Men's −77 kg 117 13 160 7 277 11
Ivorn McKnee Men's −105 kg 145 6 Did not finish

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "71 Nations and Territories. 6 Continents. 2 Billion citizens. 1 commonwealth family". www.gc2018.com/. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  2. ^ Pavitt, Michael (15 March 2018). "Barbados named best flagbearer for Gold Coast 2018 Opening Ceremony". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  3. ^ Pavitt, Michael (25 July 2017). "Uganda to make Commonwealth Games netball debut at Gold Coast 2018". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ Dakin, Rebecca (24 July 2017). "Competing nations announced for GC2018 Netball Competition". www.mygc.com.au/. myGC. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  5. ^ "International Netball Federation: 2018 Commonwealth Games". Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Qualification List of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games" (PDF). www.iwf.net/. International Weightlifting Federation. March 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2018.