Local sprinter breaks Bolt record at the CAC juniors

| 09/07/2014

(CNS): Local sprinter Jamal Walton not only won gold over the weekend at the Central America and Caribbean Junior Championships in the 400m he also broke the meet’s record previously set by none other than Usain Bolt. Walton won the Under-18 400-metres with a time of 47.01 seconds, breaking Bolt’s previous mark of 47.12 seconds. Walton already holds Cayman’s senior and junior national record for the event and is set to compete in the IAAF World Junior Championships and the Youth Olympics later this year. Meanwhile, Tiffany Cole was the next Cayman team member to make a mark at the games when she took fourth in both the Under-20 1,500 and 3,000-metre runs.

Results for the Cayma Islands team at the CAC junior meet

Jamal Walton
1st        400-metres           47.01
12th      200-metres           21.45

Tiffany Cole
4th         1,500                   5:27.53
4th         3,000-metres       12:28.12

Tahj Lewis
9th          800-metres          2:07.75
9th           1,500                  4:39.54

Daneliz Thomas
6th          Javelin                39.02 metres

Lacee Barnes
7th           Shot Put            13.2 metres

Kiara McLaughlin
DNF         1,500                   –

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations and well done to all of our athletes.myoy make us very round. Keep up the good work

  2. Anonymous says:


    Well done to all, keep working hard it will pay off soon! 

    Way to go Jamal!