CAC Games Day 5 Update: Jamaica Competing in 6 Finals

Jamaica will compete in six finals on today’s 5th day of athletics at the Central American and Caribbean Games, in Colombia.

Odane Lewis will represent Jamaica in the men’s triple jump final.

The women’s high jump final will feature Saniel Atkinson-Grier.

Orlando Thomas will contest the Men’s Javelin throw final.

The quartet of Jura Levy, Natasha Morrison, Sherone Simpson and Jonielle Smith will run in the women’s 4-by-100-metres relay final.

Jamaica’s team for the men’s sprint relay final will be Nesta Carter, Kimmari Roach, Javoy Tucker and Romario Williams.

Junelle Bromfield, Deri-Ann Hill, Tiffany James and Tovea Jenkins will try to get the stick around for Jamaica in the women’s mile relay final.

Jamaica will also have a strong team in the men’s final.

Meanwhile, Jamaica won two gold and two bronze in yesterday’s round of competition.

The medal tally now stands at 10-gold, 3-silver and 9-bronze.

In the women’s 200-metres, Shasha-Lee Forbes posted 22.80-seconds to win, with compatriot Jodean Williams 3rd.

Forbes says she was running with a Hamstring injury.

She says the gold is a confidence booster ahead of the World Championships next year.

Rasheed Dwyer finished 4th and Jahnoy Thompson 5th in the men’s final.

James picked up the gold in the women’s 400-metres in a time of 52.35-seconds, while Hill was third.




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