Dominica has secured its first gold medal at the CARIFTA Games now taking in place in the Bahamas.
Shanee Angol won gold in the U-17 Girl’s Javelin with a throw of 43.89 meters.
Angol is a 15 year-old student of the Pierre Charles Secondary School (PCSS).
At the same time Thea Lafond, a US-based athlete representing Dominica, secured bronze in the U-20 girl’s high jump.
She jumped 1.80 meters.
Dominica’s medal count now stands at four. La fond has also won a bronze medal in the Girls Under 20 Triple Jump while Chelsey Linton took bronze in the Girls Pentathlon Open.
2012 Olympic participant, Luan Gabriel, placed 8th in the Girls 200 m Finals.