Jamaica tops CARIFTA Games medal table for 37th year in a row

By Sports Desk April 11, 2023
Jamaica's Malique Smith-Band (left) and Javorne Dunkley (right) after finishing first and second in the Under-20 Boys 200m. Jamaica's Malique Smith-Band (left) and Javorne Dunkley (right) after finishing first and second in the Under-20 Boys 200m.

For the 37th year in a row, Jamaica have topped the medal table at the CARIFTA Track & Field Championships.

The unofficial medal tally saw Jamaica finish the 50th edition of the Games, which were held from April 8-10 at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in Nassau, The Bahamas, with 78 medals, 32 more than the hosts in second and 47 more than Trinidad & Tobago in third. 

The top five was rounded out by St. Kitts & Nevis with 11 and Barbados with 10.

Of those 78 medals, Jamaica took home 40 gold, 22 silver and 17 bronze medals.

Furthermore, 36 of those medals came on the Boys side while 42 came on the Girls side.

Hosts, The Bahamas, also had an excellent showing at home with 46 medals including 10 gold, 13 silver and 23 bronze while Trinidad and Tobago ended with nine gold, 10 silver and 12 bronze.

 

 

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