Carifta Games 2009 Results and Info

As expected Jamaica continued their regional track and field dominance at the 38th Carifta Games held in Saint Lucia from April 10 – 13. Jamaica had to share the spotlight throughout the 3 day meet many times however with many spectacular record breaking performances all round which will mean good things to come from the regions athletes in the future.

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Jamaica topped the medal table with 67 medals – 39 gold medals, 15 silver medals and 13 bronze medals followed by Trinidad and Tobago 29 medals and Barbados 21 medals. Hosts St Lucia lifted by an exuberant home crowd won 6 medals four of which were gold. Over 500 athletes from 26 territories participated at CARIFTA in 2009.

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All eyes will now be on the IAAF World Youth Championships to be held in Italy from July 8-12 2009 to see how Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region’s juniour athletes perform.

Full Carifta Games 2009 Results

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