37th CARIFTA Games Open In St. Kitts – Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
March 23, 2008

Jamaica’s World Junior Championships bronze medallists Yohan Blake and Carrie Russell won the male and female senior 100m titles on a wet afternoon when Dominica’s Dillion Simon re-wrote the record books at Saturday’s opening day of the 37th CARIFTA Games at the Bird Rock Athletics Stadium.

Many of the stars of these Games will go on to compete and medal st this summer’s 12th IAAF World Junior Championships, Bydgoszcz, Poland, 8 – 13 July 2008.

Watching the first day’s action at the CARIFTA Games were St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister¬† Dr. Denzil Douglas, IAAF President Lamine Diack and IAAF Council Member Neville ‘Teddy’ McCook, who is the Area Representative.

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