Gardener eyes medal at CARIFTA after clearing 2m during Cayman’s trials

Consecutively breezing over 1.90 and 1.95 metres since the start of the track and field season; Caymanian high jumper Josh Gardener finally cleared two metres during the CUC Youth & CARIFTA Games trials over the weekend.  The 17-year-old who will compete in the under-20 division at the 49th edition of the CARIFTA Games next month,Continue reading “Gardener eyes medal at CARIFTA after clearing 2m during Cayman’s trials”

CIAA announces 2022 CARIFTA team

On Wednesday, March 16, Cayman Athletics (formerly known as the Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) announced the 29-member 2022 CARIFTA track and field team that will be representing the Cayman Islands at the 49th CARIFTA Games in Jamaica between April 16 and 18.  The athletes were introduced at the official CARIFTA team announcement in theContinue reading “CIAA announces 2022 CARIFTA team”

Tokyo Olympics: Hyman takes 7th in 100m heat

Caymanian sprinter Kemar Hyman took 7th place in heat four of the the 100-metre dash Saturday, 31 July, morning at the Olympic track stadium. Hyman, 31, clocked in at 10.41 seconds, that’s .46 short of his best time of 9.95, which is the Cayman Islands national record. His race at the Tokyo games marked theContinue reading “Tokyo Olympics: Hyman takes 7th in 100m heat”

Cayman earn several podium places at NACAC champs

Cayman’s track-and-fielders made their presence known at the 2021 under-18, under-20 and under-23 North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) championships in Costa Rica, claiming five podium places. Cayman’s medals haul at the National Stadium in San José, with Lacee Barnes taking gold in discus, throwing 47.34 metres. Barnes went on to capture a bronzeContinue reading “Cayman earn several podium places at NACAC champs”

John Gray wins Inter-Secondary Championship

John Gray High School retained its place as Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Champions after two days (March 11-12) of grueling competition at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. Outstanding performances from fourteen-year-old Devonte Howell, who won the under 16  boys 100-meter dash in 10.81 seconds and secured gold medals in the U16 200-metre dash, 400-metre run, theContinue reading “John Gray wins Inter-Secondary Championship”

Wray deemed 6th fastest 400m runner in Kansas State University history

Cayman Islands’ national athlete Shalysa Wray now holds the 6th fastest 400m time ever ran by a female competing out of Kansas State University (KSU). The 21-year-old KSU sophomore ran the 400m at her school’s DeLoss Dodds Invitational indoor meet Saturday (30 Jan.) morning and took first with a new personal best at 54.06. “IContinue reading “Wray deemed 6th fastest 400m runner in Kansas State University history”