Cayman celebrates World Athletics Day

| 06/05/2011

(CIAA): In celebration of the 16th edition World Athletics Day (WAD), the Cayman Islands Athletic Association will be one of the IAAF Member Federations participating in this global Athletics Meet at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex on Friday May 13th at 6:00pm and Saturday May 14th at 9:00am.This Track & Field meet is opened to all schools, clubs and individuals, and will also serve as a qualifier for athletes preparing for upcoming regional and international competitions in the youth, junior and senior categories.

Age groups eligible to compete are: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-17, and over 17.

Events being contested for World Athletics Day are: 100m Hurdles, 60m, 100m, 150m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, Long Jump, High Jump, Ball Throw, Shot Put, Discus and Javelin.

The CIAA also wishes to advise that this meet will be used as a qualifier for CAC Age Group Championships. There are two (2) age groups for CAC: 11- 12 and 13 – 14. This is a two (2) day meet and to qualify for this competition, athletes must compete in all events offered. These events will be held on both Friday and Saturday.

Events being contested for the CAC Age Group Championships are: 60m Hurdles, 80m Hurdles, 60m, 80m, 800m, 1000m, 1200m, Long Jump, High Jump, Ball Throw and Shot Put.

Registration forms are available below or by contacting Elizabeth Ibeh at 925-4763, Coach Williams at 925-1943, Coach Yen at 925-6917 or Coach Wason at 916-6966. Forms will also be available at Schools P.E. Departments. Completed registration forms should be returned to any of the above persons or emailed to

Registration closes on Wednesday 11 May.

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