Cayman hopeful for regional junior games

| 25/06/2012

(CIAA): The Cayman Islands will be one of the 38 member countries, represented at the Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (CAC Juniors) this weekend in El Salvador, as the CIAA will be sending a team of 6 athletes to compete in this Track & Field Championships. The three day competition will be held from June 29th to July 1st. The CAC Junior Championships comprises of elite athletes from member countries competing in two age group categories, i.e. Boys/Girls U-18 and U-20.

Alexander Pascal, the new national record holder in the Javelin will lead the charge for team Cayman and will compete in the Boys U-20 Javelin.  Other team members are high jump specialist Ashleigh Nalty (U-20 division), Tiffany Cole 1500m (U-18 division), Demetri Chambers 100m/200m (U-18 division) and from Cayman Brac, Amelia Gillispie Heptathlon (U-18 division) and Jonathan Frederick Discus/Javelin (U-18 division).

The Association said it was looking forward to creditable performances from the team. Team Coach is Tyrone Yen and Manager Elizabeth Ibeh and the team departs Grand Cayman on Wednesday June 27th at 12:35pm and returns on Monday July 2nd at 4:00pm.

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