By Gary Smith, Track and Field Contributor | SportingAlert.com
Published on March 31, 2013 6:06 a.m. CST . 0 comment
NASSAU, Bahamas (Sporting Alert) — After the exciting first of competition on Saturday, the 2013 Carifta Games continue on Sunday with another full schedule of events at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Bahamas.
Competition begins at 9:00 AM with the girls’ open Pentathlon and the boys’ open Heptathlon, while the heats of the 800m are all on the schedule for the opening session of Day 2.
The heats of the 200m dashes, the 4x100m preliminaries and the 400m hurdles are also on the list of events.
On Saturday, as expected, Jamaica dominated the medal tallies – 25 medals, including seven gold, eight silver and 10 bronze from the 21 finals contested on the first day.
Jamaica’s World Junior champion Fedrick Dacres was an easy Carifta Games winner in Under-20 boys’ discus throw with 61.27 metres, while Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller made it look easy on her way to dominating the U20 girls’ 400m – winning with a time of 51.63 seconds.
The upset on day one came in the U20 boys’ 100m, where Jamaica’s two-time boys’ U20 champion Jazeel Murphy fell asleep in the blocks and was beaten by Anguilla’s Zharnel Hughes, who won in 10.44 seconds, ahead of Murphy’s 10.48.
Cassey George (4:36.67) and Jevina Straker (4:43.27) of Guyana dominated the U17 and U20 girls’ 1500m races.
2013 Carifta Games – Day Schedule
DAY 11 SESSION 111
9:00 Long Jump Pent. Girls (4)
High Jump Hept. Boys (5)
10:00 800m Heats U-17 Boys Shot U-17 Boys
10:20 800m Heats U-20 Boys
10:30 Discus U-17 Girls
10:40 300m H Heats U-17 Girls
11:00 400m H Heats U-20 Boys
DAY 11 SESSION 1V
15:30 High Jump U-17 Boys
Long Jump U-17 Girls
Javelin U-20 Boys
MEDAL PRESENTATION – 15:30-16:00
SO 100m Girls; SO 100m Boys; U-17 Girls 100m; U-17 Boys 100m; U-20 Girls 100m; U-20 Boys 100m; U-17 Boys Shot; U-17 Girls Discus;
16:30 4 x 100m Heats U-17 Girls
17:00 200m Heats U-17 Girls 17:00 Triple Jump U-20 Girls
17:15 200m Heats U-17 Boys
17:30 200m Heats U-20 Girls 17:30 Pole Vault U-20 Boys
17:45 200m Heats U-20 Boys Discus Hept. Boys (6)
MEDAL PRESENTATION 17:45-18:15
U-17 Boys HJ; U-17 Girls LJ; U-20 Boys Javelin; U-20 Girls TJ;
18:15 300m H Finals U-17 Girls
18:30 400m H Finals U-20 Girls
18:45 400m H Finals U-17 Boys
19:00 400m H Finals U-20 Boys
19:15 800m Pent. Girls (5) 19:15 Long Jump U-20 Boys
MEDAL PRESENTATION 19:15-20:10
U-20 Boys PV; U-17 Girls 300m H; U-20 Girls 400m H; U-17 Boys 400m H; U-20 Boys 400m H; Open Girls Pent.; Open Boys Hept; Open Girls 3000m; U-17 Boys 3000m;
19:30 1500m Hept Boys (7) Discus U-20 Girls
19:40 3000m Finals Open Girls
19:55 3000m Finals U-17 Boys
20:10 4 x 100m Invitational Boys Special Olympics
20:20 4 x 100m Finals U-17 Girls
20:30 4 x 100m Finals U-17 Boys
20:40 4 x 100m Finals U-20 Girls
20:50 4 x 100m Finals U-20 Boys
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