18-year-old “Treneese Hamilton” wins gold for Dominica in Shot Put at CARIFTA 2022

Treneese Hamilton is the player who has secured the gold medal in the Under-20 Girls Shot Put competition in the Carifta Games, held at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. 

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18-year-old "Treneese Hamilton" wins gold for Dominica in Shot Put at CARIFTA 2022

Roseau, Dominica: In the exciting matches of the Carifta Games 2022, the commonwealth of Dominica bagged the gold medal in the shot put game on Day 2 of the matches- Sunday, April 17, 2022. 

Treneese Hamilton is the player who has secured the gold medal in the Under-20 Girls Shot Put competition in the Carifta Games, held at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. 

In 2018, an 18-year-old Hamilton secured the bronze medal with a throw of 14.58 metres. The result came in the first round. 

Now, on Sunday morning, she defeated Britannia Johnson of Jamaica after throwing the shot put, which was her best throw of 14.19 m. 

Further, the third-place has been bagged with Suriname’s Alicia Grootfaame with a best throw of 12.97m. 

While expressing pleasure over her victory, Hamilton noted, “I am very blessed and happy with my performance as I got a chance to represent my country and put my entire efforts on the table, which is an example for my teammates who are in competition yet. I really wish that our team could become able to achieve other medals as they all are capable of winning a medal.”

This is the final time for Hamilton on the CARIFTA stage as she is now looking forwards to representing Dominica at other international sporting events. 

The CARIFTA 2022 is held in Jamaica. On Sunday, April 17, 2022, the sports events began at 9: 00 am with the events such as Octathlon for boys and Heptathlon for girls. 

Three finals have been slated for the morning session, which includes the U20 Javelin Throw for girls and Shot Put and U20 for long jumps for boys.

The afternoon was started at 3:00 pm with semi-final matches heat races f the 4x100m relay. It also includes the 200m semi-finals. 

Further, the day of the events had been closed with the finals of 4x100m.