Laverne Eve

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Laverne Eve
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing the  Bahamas
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 1995 Mar de Plata Javelin
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Winnipeg Javelin
Silver medal – second place 2003 Santo Domingo Javelin
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Rio de Janeiro Javelin
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester Javelin
Silver medal – second place 2006 Melbourne Javelin

Laverne Eve (born 16 June 1965 in Nassau) is a female track and field athlete from the Bahamas, who competes in the javelin throw. Her personal best throw (new javelin) is 63.73 metres, achieved in April 2000 in Nashville. In her early career she also competed in shot put and discus throw. 30 years after starting her career, she still throws at a high level.

Eve was a member of the Louisiana State University track and field team.

In 1982 and in 1983, she was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete both of the 1982 CARIFTA Games and 1983 CARIFTA Games.[1][2][3] She was the first athlete to gain the trophy for the second time.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Bahamas
1980 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Nassau, Bahamas 2nd Shot 12.25m
1st Discus 35.16m
1981 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Nassau, Bahamas 1st Shot 13.27m
1st Javelin 39.94m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 3rd Shot 13.32 m
3rd Discus 42.56 m
1982 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Kingston, Jamaica 1st Shot 13.66 m
1st Discus 39.60 m
1st Javelin 48.62 m
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 3rd Shot 13.26 m
4th Discus 39.46 m
4th Javelin 44.44 m
1983 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Fort-de-France, Martinique 1st Shot 14.39 m
1st Discus 42.90 m
1st Javelin 47.32 m
Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 2nd Shot 14.75 m
1984 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Nassau, Bahamas 1st Shot 14.66 m
1st Discus 46.40 m
1st Javelin 50.14 m
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) San Juan, Puerto Rico 2nd High jump 1.64 m
1st Shot 13.95 m
2nd Discus 43.64 m
1st Javelin 50.64 m
1985 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 3rd Shot 14.54 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 16th Javelin 60.02 m
1989 Central American and Caribbean Championships San Juan, Puerto Rico 1st Javelin 62.42 m
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 5th Javelin 56.84 m
1991 Central American and Caribbean Championships Xalapa, Mexico 1st Javelin 47.60 m
1993 Central American and Caribbean Games Ponce, Puerto Rico 3rd Shot 15.35 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 7th Javelin 55.54 m
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd Javelin 61.28 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia, United States 17th Javelin 58.48 m
1997 Central American and Caribbean Championships San Juan, Puerto Rico 2nd Javelin 58.16 m
1998 Central American and Caribbean Games Maracaibo, Venezuela 3rd Javelin 60.66 m
1999 Central American and Caribbean Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 1st Javelin 61.61 m (CR)
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 3rd Javelin 61.24 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 18th Javelin 57.97 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 16th Javelin 58.36 m
2001 Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st Javelin 59.30 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 17th Javelin 56.10 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 1st Javelin 58.46 m
2003 Central American and Caribbean Championships St. George's, Grenada 1st Javelin 56.75 m
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 2nd Javelin 60.68 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 6th Javelin 62.77 m
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st Javelin 61.11 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th Javelin 57.10 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 2nd Javelin 60.54 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 3rd Javelin 57.29 m
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd Javelin 58.10 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 20th Javelin 56.87 m
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 1st Javelin 56.36 m
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 3rd Javelin 58.69 m
2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 4th Javelin 51.02 m
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 10th Javelin 50.40 m
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 5th Javelin 50.41 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 9th Javelin 50.82 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finlayson, Alpheus (Apr 20, 2011), Who Will Win The Next Austin Sealy Award?, thebahamasweekly.com, retrieved Oct 11, 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 

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