[www.inewsguyana.com] – Team Guyana ended the Central America and Caribbean (CAC) games with two bronze medals from rising stars, Jason Yaw and Jevina Sampson.
In the boys U-17 400m finals, Yaw managed to clock 47.71s to earn the bronze medal; the silver medal was given to Henri Delanze of Bahamas, who clocked 47.21s and the gold medal was given to Jamal Walton of Cayman Islands, who posted a time of 47.01.
Earlier in the preliminary rounds, Yaw barely made it to the semifinals when he placed 4th with a time of 48.08s.
In the Girls U-17 400m, Jevina Sampson clocked 57.15 to earn the bronze medal; that event was won by Bermuda Raheemah Scraders who posted a time of 55.55s, the silver medal was won by Jamaican Seagale Brown who clocked a time of 56.13.
In other events, Yaw did not qualify for the boys U-17 200m semifinals after he finished 9th on the list with a timing of 22.16s.
Sampson, running in the girls U-17 200m had also placed 9th with a time of 25.67s; she did not qualify for the semifinals of that event also.
CARIFTA 2014 double gold medalist in the 1500m and 3000m Guyana’s Casey George did not made the top 3 after she was placed 6th on the girls U-17 1500m with a time of 5:18:44s.