Thea Lafond

Dominica’s triple jumper, Thea Lafond, on Sunday placed 2nd in her category at the 2012 Cenral American and Caribbean (CAC) Junior Championships held in El Salvador.

Miss Lafond attained a leap of 12.94 meters in the U-20 Girls Triple Jump.

This performance has qualified her for the World Juniors in Spain. The CAC Juniors was the last opportunity for her to do so.

Miss Lafond now joins Luan Gabriel, the only other Dominican athlete to have qualified for the World Juniors in Spain from July 10th – 15th, 2012.

See results of CAC Junior Championships.