St Fort, Horsford lead TT 2017 Carifta team
Newsday :: 28.03.2017
TYRIQ Horsford and Khalifa St Fort will lead a team of 51 Trinidad and Tobago athletes to the 46th Carifta Games in Curacao from April 15 to 17.
Horsford and St Fort both won gold medals at the games last year and would be hoping to repeat those efforts.
Horsford broke the Carifta record in the boys Under-18 javelin with a top throw of 73 metres, while St Fort won gold in the girls 100m event in 11.40 seconds.
Last year TT finished the Carifta Games fifth on the medal standings with 14 medals (three gold, two silver, nine bronze). Jamaica ended as the top team, followed by Barbados, Bahamas and Grenada
BOYS U-20 - Jerrod Elcock (100m/200m/4x100m), Joshua
St Clair (400m/4x400m/4x100m), Judah Taylor (4x400m),
Jahi Hernandez (4x400m), Isaiah Taylor (shot put), Elijah
Martin (4x400m), Onil Mitchell (4x100m), Kashief King
(400m/ 4x400m), Aaron Caesar (octathlon), Jude Atwell
(110mH/4x100m), Anderson Subero (pole vault), Jalen Purcell
100m/200m/4x100m), Tyrell Edwards (4x100m), Clarence Hannibal
(discus throw), Konnel Jacobs (shot put/discus), Kerlon
Ashby (110m/octathlon), Odell Joefield (javelin), Vandel Joseph
BOYS U-18 - Avindale Smith (100m/200m/4x100m),
Che Lara (400m/4x400m/4x100m), Adell Colthrust
(100m/200m/4x100m), Kaylon Thomson (4x400m), Randolph
Isaac (shot put/discus), Shakeel John (4x100m), Aaron Cruickshank
(long jump), Akil Boisson (4x400m), Tyrese Rawlins
(110mH /400mH/4x400m), Jaydon Antoine (high jump/long
jump), Timothy Frederick (4x100m), Shaquille Benjamin (high
jump), Tyshawn Gray (400m/4x400m), Tyriq Horsford (javelin).
GIRLS U-18 - Akilah Lewis (100m/200m/4x100m), Jenea
Spinks (4x100m), Joanna Rogers (400m/4x400m), Caliyah
Wallace (4x400m), Deleth Charles (4x100m), Ianna Roach
(shot put), Rea-Ann Serville (400m/4x400m/4x100m), Patrice
Richards (400mH/4x400m), Cheziah Phillip (100mH/4x400m),
Safiya John (long jump), Ayla Staniclaus (100m/200m/
4x100m), Kymoi Noray (javelin).
GIRLS U-20 - Kieanne Blackman (discus), Shikyla Walcott
(100m/200m), Akidah Briggs (javelin), Anya Akili (heptathlon),
Asha James (javelin), Tyra Gittens (long jump/heptathlon),
Khalifa St Fort (100m/200m).
OFFICIALS - Dexter Voisin (manager), Andre Leung-Woo
Gabriel (assistant manager), Ian Carter (head coach), Althea
Busby (sprints and hurdles coach), Antonia Burton (sprints
and hurdles coach), Robin Brereton (jumps coach), Anesa
Brebnor (jumps coach), Nadine Hamid (throws coach), Wade
Franklyn (throws coach), Arlon Morisson (multi events coach),
Anthony Walcott (medical team), Clint Mc Kenzie (medical
team), Kurlyn Smith-Nicholas (medical team).