2019 Austin Sealy Award winner Briana Williams said she didn’t expect to win the award for a second time at the Carifta Games that came to a close in the Cayman Islands on Sunday.

For the second year running, Jamaica’s Briana Williams won the coveted Austin Sealy Award at the Carifta Games that concluded at the Truman Bodden Stadium in the Cayman Islands on Sunday.

Jamaica swept the sprint relays, the sprint hurdles and the 4x400m relays on Sunday’s final day to close out the 2019 Carifta Games in emphatic fashion.

Jamaica’s Tyrese Reid led yet another Jamaica one-two finish in the Men’s U20 1500 metres at the CARIFTA Games in the Cayman Islands on Saturday’s first day. 

Jamaica continued to tick off medals at the 2019 CARIFTA Games in the Cayman Islands after Shaquena Foote led a 1-2 finish in the women’s under-20 400 metres. 

Briana Williams capped off a successful first day at the 2019 CARIFTA Games in the Cayman Islands with a gold medal in the women’s under-20 100 metres. 

Jamaica’s started the CARIFTA Games in the Cayman Islands in dominant fashion on Saturday, raking the lion’s share of medals in the field events at the National Stadium in George Town. 

35-time defending champions Jamaica are off to a fast start at the 2019 Carifta Games in Grand Cayman Saturday morning.

Briana Williams is back in 200m at the 2019 Carifta Games which begins at the Truman Bodden Stadium in the Cayman Islands on Saturday following a change to the 200m schedule.

Jamaican 400-metre hurdler, Janieve Russell is set to face the starter in her pet event for the first time this season in her pet event at the Doha Diamond League, the first stage of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, on May 3. 

Four-time Carifta Games champions the Bahamas will be sending a 50-plus member team to the Games this year stacked with quality, a departure from what has obtained in previous years.

Jamaican Olympian Kemoy Campbell is back home for some well-needed rest and recovery after the harrowing experience he endured in February when his heart stopped while competing at the Millrose Games in New York.

Bahamian speedster Steven Gardiner was confident he was going to run fast in his season opener at the Hurricane Invitational in Miami on Saturday.

Grenadian quarter miler Bralon Taplin treated his home fans to a blistering run to claim the 400m title at the Grenada Invitational on Saturday.

The 26-year-old sprinter easily dismissed the field to clock a speedy 44.92, well clear of the United States’ Vernon Norwood who was second in a time of 45.43.  Great Britain’s Dwayne Cowan was third with a time of 46.29.

Rusheen McDonald, the Jamaica national record holder, was fourth with a time of 46.35, with Trinidad and Tobago’s Asa Guevera following next in 46.92. 

The time was the third fastest in the world this season, bettered only by the United States’ Tyrell Richard’s 44.81 and Qatar’s Abderrahman Samba, who has the fastest time in the world this year at 44.60.

In the women’s equivalent, it was Jamaica’s Christine Day who dominated the field, coasting home in 52.48 to claim the top spot.  Jaide Stepter of the United States took second place in 52.38, with Travia Jones of Canada third in 53.90.

In the wake of being announced in the 100m line-up for the Muller Anniversary Games in London from July 20-21, 2016 double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson, said she is hoping to enjoy the  Diamond League season.

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