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Jaleel Croal surpasses 2018 Carifta Games qualifying standards

Competing at the 5th meet of the Dag Samuels Developmental Series at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds, Tortola, on February 24, 2018 Jaleel Croal (red shirt) booked his place in the Virgin Islands’ Carifta Games team for the 100m and 200m. Photo: Cleave M. Farrington/BVIAA
The Dag Samuels Developmental Meet on Saturday February 24, 2018 was also highlighted by a IAAF World Junior Championships qualifying time of 24.07 time in the 200m by Beyonce A. DeFreitas, centre, of Sprint Tech Track Club. Photo: Cleave M. Farrington/BVIAA
The Dag Samuels Developmental Meet on Saturday February 24, 2018 was also highlighted by a IAAF World Junior Championships qualifying time of 24.07 time in the 200m by Beyonce A. DeFreitas, centre, of Sprint Tech Track Club. Photo: Cleave M. Farrington/BVIAA
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands team for the 2018 Flow Carifta Games continues to expand, with sprinter Jaleel Croal becoming the latest to achieve qualifying standards.

Competing at the 5th meet of the Dag Samuels Developmental Series at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds, Tortola, on February 24, 2018 Croal booked his place in the VI Carifta team for the 100m and 200m.

The Sprint Tech Track Club athlete ran a time of 11.25 and 21.86 in the 100m and 200m respectively to surpass Carifta Games qualifying standards of 11.25 and 22.15.

Croal joins Beyonce A. Defreitas, Akira Phillip, Akrisa Eristee and Djimon L. Gumbs and Xiomara Malone aka ‘Xia’ as those achieving the qualifying standards for the Carifta Games to be held from March 30 to April 2, 2018 at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, The Bahamas.

DeFreitas qualifies for World Jrs

The Meet on Saturday was also highlighted by a 24.07 time in the 200m by Beyonce A. DeFreitas of Sprint Tech Track Club, a story first and accurately reported by this news site on February 25, 2018.

DeFreitas’ time surpassed the IAAF World Jr Championship’s 200m qualifier mark of 24.20, earning her the right to compete at the upcoming IAAF 2018 World U20 Junior Championships in Tampere, Finland from July 10 – 15, 2018.

The BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) Dag Samuels Developmental Meet Series continues Saturday March 10, 2018 at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds.

8 Responses to “Jaleel Croal surpasses 2018 Carifta Games qualifying standards”

  • Big Up (28/02/2018, 11:18) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    to our athletes and our positive youths and to those out there on their criminal agendas put down your guns pick up your lives and be someone constructive in society. First give you life to Christ and he would surely make all things
    right
  • Butterscotch360 (28/02/2018, 12:01) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Nice job Jaleel Croal am very proud of you
  • ABC (28/02/2018, 12:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    We are proud
  • ??? (28/02/2018, 13:40) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    He false started in the 200 but OK.
  • Two of my favourite athletes (28/02/2018, 14:09) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    I enjoy watching these two athletes run. Keep up the great job Beyoncé and Jaleel.
  • Cuz (28/02/2018, 17:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    run boy run
  • guy hill (01/03/2018, 06:07) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Always continue to do your very best. Stay healthy and run.jump and throw fast and far.


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