Tobago athletes outshine Trinidad athletes at Carifta Games
Tobago athletes were in a gold-medal mood at the Carifta Games in Bermuda over the Easter weekend as they upstaged their Trinidad counterparts, winning four of the six gold medals for Trinidad and Tobago.
The 65-member National contingent of which 11 were from Tobago finished third on the standings with six gold medals, nine silver and seven bronze, while perennial champions Jamaica again ruled the roost and Bahamas was second.
Tobago's gold medal; performers were Mark London —800m, one minute, 55.56 seconds, Kenejah Williams – discuss – 50.36, Chelsea James – shot Putt, 14.02 m and Andwelle Wright – long jump – 6.84m.
London and Williams also enjoyed bronze and silver medals in the 1500m and shot put with a clocking of 4:06:64 and a throw of 16.75, respectively.
Also medalling were Ron Wright and Nicholas Douglas who were members of the bronze medal 4x100m relay team while Douglas also got a bronze in the 100m and Andwelle's brother Atiba, leapt 7.22m in the long jump to earn a bronze medal.
Britney Bedlow finished 5th in the discuss, Kuniba Stewart was 7th in the 110h, Akim Phillips was 8th in the javelin throwing 57.37 and Edson Moses was also 8th in the long jump with a leap of 6.04m.
Tobago's medal haul at the Games were four gold, one silver and four bronze.