Guyana ends CAC games with two bronze medals

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Jason Yaw
Jason Yaw

[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.

Jevina Sampson
Jevina Sampson

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.

Jason Yaw leading the race
Jason Yaw leading the race

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.

 

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