Two medals so far for Dominica at Carifta Games

Dominica team at Carifta games
Dominica team at opening of 2013 Carifta Games

Dominica has won two bronze medals after day two on Sunday, at the 2013 Carifta Games currently underway in the Bahamas.

18 year-old Chelsey Linton placed third in the Girls Outdoor Pentathlon Open with a total of 3151 points while Thea Lafond, 19, took bronze in the Girl’s Under 20 Triple Jump with a performance of 12.68 meters.

In the Boys’ Heptathlon, which was also held over the past two days, Dominica’s Donny Joseph placed 5th and Judah Corriete came 7th in the Boys Under 17 1500 meter Run.  15-year-old Kellandie Bully, who also competed in that event, did not finish.

Defending champions Jamaica are currently dominating the medal count, as the Caribbean powerhouses have already amassed 50 medals overall, including 20 gold medals. Team Jamaica has also won 19 silvers and 11 bronze medals so far.

Hosts Bahamas are a distant second with 21 total medals, with this including five golds, eight silvers and eight bronze. Twelve of those 21 medals have been won by the girls.

Barbados have won four golds, five silvers and two bronze for 11 medals, while Trinidad & Tobago have four golds, one silver and five bronze for 10 medals overall.

Suriname and Guyana are the two other participating countries that have won gold medals at the games.

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5 Comments

  1. papa met
    April 3, 2013

    gosh just look at the bellest flag held by the bellest people…tall is your body Dominica…tall is your body.

  2. Tyre hit de road
    April 1, 2013

    Shine DA Shine !! :-D

  3. Dca
    April 1, 2013

    Good job team. More success

  4. virgo
    April 1, 2013

    Congrats!make Dominicans proud, good luck.

  5. Anonymous
    April 1, 2013

    Congratulations to the Dominican athletes, you made it to the games despite all odds.

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