October 20, 2019

Bahamas: BAAA ratifies 2019 CARIFTA team

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by Randy Smith From EyeWitness News

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) ratified the team that will represent The Bahamas this month in the Cayman Islands at the 2019 Track and Field Championships.

BAAA president Drumeco Archer said he was surprised by the number of athletes that qualified for the championships ahead of this weekend’s CARIFTA trials.

“For the first time I think we had the good fortune of having of having over 40 athletes qualify at various meets throughout the season,” Archer said. “We are proud that we had so many athletes from the Family Islands involved in the trial process.

“The BAAA continues to deliver its mandate to provide more direct access to our sport throughout the Family Islands, and we are particularly pleased to witness sensational performances from athletes outside of New Providence.”

The 2019 CARIFTA Games will be held April 20-22 at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

The Bahamas 2019 CARIFTA team is listed below:

Under 17 GIRLS

Anthaya Charlton

Shaunece Miller

Kenya Forbes

Collinique Farrington

Javonya Valcourt

Breyana Kemp

Rowlia Joseph

Akaya Lightbourne

Jodie Ritchie

Rashad Dean

Anne Marie Oraikhi

Under 17

Davon Johnson

Omar Kelly

Tergenus Lovenski

Mitchel Curtis

Keyshawn Strachan

Otto Laing

Wendell Miller

Stephan Farquharson

Mateo Smith

Denzel Sawyer

Under 20 GIRLS

Jaida Knowles

Kayvon Stubbs

Marissa White

Megan Moss

Jasmine Knowles

Gabrielle Gibson

Vinjah Adderley

Rehema Otabor

Latia Saunders

Kasha Neely

Hiltrinique Pinder

Under 20 BOYS

Adrian Curry

Rico Moultrie

Joel Johnson

Ure Mills

Terrance Jones

Markenson Joseph

Justin Bridgewater

Gabriel Curtis

Shaun Miller

Travis Joseph

Denvaughn Whyms

Michaelangelo Bullard

Hughie Sean Rolle

Oscar Smith

Matthew Thompson

Edvaughn Carey

Patrick Johnson

Vano Rahming

Alverston Rolle – Head Coach

Corrington Maycock – Asst. Coach

Clinton Smikle – Asst. Coach

Nekeno Demeritte – Asst. Coach

Allen Mortimer – Asst. Coach

Doctor – Nadia Gilbert

Physio-  Kelly Kramp

Manager – Doris Ramsey

Asst. Manger-  Sophia Higgs

For more on this story go to: https://ewnews.com/baaa-ratifies-2019-carifta-team

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