86 Medals For Jamaica at 2017 CARIFTA Games
Jamaica has once again dominated at the CARIFTA Games.
Team Jamaica won 86 medals at this year’s staging of the event.
And the result means that Jamaica has, for a 33rd straight year won the competition.
The island’s 86 medals are comprised of 39 gold, 28 silver, and 19 bronze.
And Jamaica’s medal tally is 64 medals clear of the 2nd place finisher – Trinidad and Tobago, who amassed a total of 22 medals.
The Bahamas finished third with 31 medals.
The CARIFTA Games is an annual athletics competition founded by the Caribbean Free Trade Association (CARIFTA).
The games was first held in 1972 and consists of track and field events including sprint races, hurdles, middle distance track events, jumping and throwing events, and relays.
The Games has two age categories: under-17 and under-20. Only countries associated with CARIFTA may compete in the competition.
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