Medals for Penn & Gumbs @ Carifta 2017
Penn leapt a 12.73 effort to win the first medal for the VI at this year’s Games and then Gumbs had a final throw of 17.83m to secure a Silver place finish in the Shot Put.
Meanwhile, Shaniyah Caul qualified for the finals of the 400m with a preliminary time of 56.92, but ended up outside the medals with a time of 56.51 to place 6th and L’T’Sha Fahie also reached the 100m final with a qualifying time of 11.98s and then ran 12.01 to finish in 8th place.
Rikkoi Brathwaite’s run in the U20 Boys 100m preliminary of 10.76s saw him progress to the final where he ended up 5th with a run of 10.72.
Beyonce Defreitas was the 4th fastest qualifier in the 200m with a time of 24.36s.
The 4 x 100m team of Zara Brown, Defreitas, Xiamora Malone and Akrisa Eristee finished 5th with a time of 47.16, in a race won by the Bahamas in 45.05.