St Kitts and Nevis: It is bronze for St Kitts and Nevis. In the exciting games of CARIFTA 2022 held in Jamaica, the athletic team of the Federation has successfully managed to copped its first medal on Sunday, April 17, 2022.
An athletic name Jermahd Huggins has secured the third position in the U17 300m hurdles at Carifta Games in Jamaica. He has completed the hurdles in the time of 55.57.
Further, in the 49th CARIFTA Games that are held in Jamaica, various Caribbean countries such as Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas etc., have participated.
The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis has declared 16 athletes for the Games for the various games. The 49th staging of the CARIFTA Games has been held at the National Stadium of Kingston, Jamaica.
Various delegations from both St Kitts and Nevis, such as Azurdee Philip, who was a team manager and Hugh Matthew, who was head coach of the team of St Kitts and Nevis, accompanied the entire team to Jamaica.
Phillip and Matthew are joined by Mr Damon Bacchus, General Secretary of SKN Athletics, as well as Mr Dwayne Warner, Vice President of St Kitts and Nevis Athletics.
The CARIFTA Games is known as an annual sporting event that features many different athletic competitions.
The various competitions of CARIFTA 2022 include such as track and field, middle distance track competitions, sprint races, and hurdle races. Various games such as jumping, throwing and relay events have also been included in the CARIFTA 2022 competitions.
The games in the tournament have been split into two age categories which include Under 17 and Under 20. A total of 27 countries have participated.
Further, Jamaica topped the chart of the medal standings after securing a total of 54 medals in the games after the second day.
On the other hand, British Virgin Islands secured the second position in the medal standing.
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