CAC Age Group Championships 2015

34 CAC member countries participated in the 16th edition of the Championships which was held at the Hasley Crawford Stadium in Trinidad over the weekend — 18 to 19 July. The event is held every 2 years and was last held in Grenada in 1999.

A total of 4 athletes (2 girls and 2 boys) represented Grenada:

  • Girls team — Joniar Thomas and Sheranda Alisha Charles
  • Boys team — Jared Sylvester and Jammy Richardson

The Grenadian junior athletes competed in the 13–14 Heptathlon which consists of 7 events. The girls’ heptathlon consists of 80m Sprint, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, Shot Put, Ball Throw (400g), and 1000m Run. The boys’ heptathlon: 80m Sprint, 80m Hurdles, Long Jump, Shot Put, Ball Throw (400g), and 1200m Run.

​Out of the 28 female athletes competing in the girls’ heptathlon, Joniar Thomas finished 7th place overall ​and Sheranda A. Charles in 15th.

In the boys’ heptathlon a total of 26 male athletes participated. Grenada’s Jared Sylvester placed 11th and Jammy Richardson in 19th.

Grenada also participated in the 13–14 Mixed 4 x 100m Relay. The team placed 7th overall in a time of 49.01s behind winner St Lucia who set a new Championship record of 46.63s breaking the old record, 47.26s, set in 2009 by Barbados. Taking the second place spot was Jamaica (47.32s) and third was The Bahamas (47.74s).

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