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”

CARIFTA Swimming Championships postponed again due to Covid-19 spikes in Barbados

The 2021 CARIFTA Swimming Championships that was previously scheduled to take place from March 26 to April 7 has been postponed indefinitely due to the growing cases of COVID-19 in Barbados. On Wednesday (27 January), Barbados Amateur Swimming Association (BASA) President Cheryl Lady Forde issued a statement on why the decision was made. “An ExecutiveContinue reading “CARIFTA Swimming Championships postponed again due to Covid-19 spikes in Barbados”

Swimmers take shape at the Pete Ribbins Memorial Meet

The annual Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water meet wrapped up this past Sunday (17 January) morning at the Lions Aquatic Centre after three days of swimming. Over 100 swimmers from Stingray Swim Club (SSC), Camana Bay Aquatic Club, Seven Mile Swimmers and other groups competed with hopes of joining athletes already qualified for 2021 CARIFTAContinue reading “Swimmers take shape at the Pete Ribbins Memorial Meet”

First Track Meet of the 2021 Honours Derek Larner

The Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) held its first track meet of the year this past Saturday (16 January) in honour of the late Derek Larner. Over 100 spectators were on hand at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex to witness the opening meet and athletes competing from Falcons, Speed Athletics, Mustangs and High Tec TigersContinue reading “First Track Meet of the 2021 Honours Derek Larner”