St Kitts and Nevis: St Kitts and Nevis Athletics expressed profound gratitude to all persons who were instrumental in team unstoppableskn’s success at the 50th Carifta Games.
They first wish to thank the athletes for their stellar performance over the weekend. They are pleased with the numerous personal bests and improvements in performances that were recorded, as well as the three medals they received.
“We wish to thank the team’s management Clytie Gilbert and Dwayne Warner, and the team’s coaches Kurvin Wallace and Roatter Johnson for carrying the team throughout the competition. We take this opportunity as well to thank the coaches of the individual athletes for the time and efforts invested into the athletes,” said SKN Athletics.
The SKN Athletics Executive wishes to thank the team’s sponsors and well wishers and most importantly the entire federation of St Kitts and Nevis for rallying around team unstoppable skn. They wish to thank all members of the SKN Athletics Office as well as all members of the executive for all of the behind the scenes work done to propel our team forward. They are pleased at this year’s showing and look forward to competitively contesting Carfita 51 in Spice Ise Grenada in April 2024.
SKN Athletics appreciated the support for team unstoppableskn. They have confirmed by way of photo finish that Jaylen Bennett did run 22.06 seconds in his individual timed final. Although, they are heartbroken by the difficulties surrounding this event we are extremely proud of Bennett for not only capturing a silver medal in the U17 400m final but also for all of his contributions towards the success of team unstoppable skn for the 50th Carifta Games.
SKN Athletics was successful at the appeal which resulted in Jaylen Bennett running an individual timed Males U17 200m final; he ran an impressive time of 22.06s. Tonight we witnessed Jaylen exert his best effort but sadly was unable to medal. Jaylen, St Kitts and Nevis is proud of you and wish you continued success in your athletic future. This brings an end to Team SKN’s participation in the 50th Carifta Games.
Claxton broke the 14-year-old National Junior Record first at Interschool Championships in March 2023 with a throw of 40.11m then later broke her own record in April 2023 at the 50th CARIFTA Games 2023 with a throw of 41.36m.
Jahzara Claxton is the new record holder of the National Junior Javelin record. This record was previously held by Tesril Nisbett with a throw of 39.08m in 2009. Claxton’s record now stands at 41.36m. The Charles E Mills Secondary School student made this impressive throw at the recently concluded Women’s Hepthatlon at the 50th Carifta Games currently being held in the Bahamas.