: Guardian : Rachael Thompson-King : 10.04.2023
Janae De Gannes and Keneisha Shelbourne picked up two more medals for T&T in the morning session on day three, the final day of the 50th Carifta Games at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium, in Nassau, Bahamas, on Monday.
De Gannes copped silver in the Girls Under-20 long jump event. The 17-year-old jumper placed second with an opening 5.93-metre leap. Her attempts in the fourth (5.82m), fifth (5.79m) and sixth (5.81) rounds would have won her the silver.
Taking gold was Jamaica's Jade-Ann Dawkins nabbed gold with 6.14m, and Deijanae Bruce, also of Jamaica, bagged the bronze with 5.78m.
Shelbourne's success at Carifta50 came in the girls' U-20 high jump.
The 17-year-old placed third with a clearance of 1.75m, finishing behind Jamaican pair Torian Cavien (1.181m) and Deijanae Bruce (1.78m), respectively.
Kewes Gomes will have a chance to win another medal for T&T after qualifying for the final of the girls' U-17 100m hurdles carded for Monday afternoon.
Gomes ran a personal best (PB) of 14.58 seconds to qualify for the sprint hurdles final.
Keone John was scheduled to compete in the boys' U-20 110m hurdles but did not start.
John was part of the boys' U-20 4x100m relay team, who initially earned bronze in the controversial final on Sunday night. However, a successful protest by the other countries will see a re-run of the U-20 boys' 4x100m relay final at 3.15 pm.