BREAKING: Cayman to send 30 athletes to CARIFTA Games

Some members of the team to represent the Cayman Islands at the 2018 CARIFTA Games.

The Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) on Tuesday, 13 March, announced its largest ever team of 30 athletes for the 2018 Flow CARIFTA Games in the Bahamas from 30 March – 2 April.

Set to make the trip are former medalists Lacee Barnes, Daneliz Thomas, and Rasheem Brown. Joining them will be several athletes making their CARIFTA Games debuts.

Another medalist from last year, middle-distance specialist Dominic Dyer, will not make the trip to recover from an injury.

Sponsoring the team is the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands, as well as Caribbean Utilities Company Limited.

Here is the team:

Under-17 Girls

Tori Ann Gonez               200m & 4x100m

Jaden Francis                   200m & 4x100m

Ava Hider                          1500m & 3000m

Ruth Ann Douglas           100m hurdles

Ashantae Graham           Long Jump & 4x100m

Daneika Lyn                     4x100m

Monique Gordon             4x100m


Under-17 Boys

Levi Superville                 1500m & 3000m

Jahiem Morgan               Shot Put & Discus

Derrick Francis                4x100m

Neil Brown                       4x100m

Silver Hurlston                4x100m

Errol Smith                      4x100m

Jouri Ebanks                    4x100m


Under-20 Girls

Shalysa Wray                   400m

Aijah Lewis                       Long Jump

Lacee Barnes                    Shot Put & Discus

Daneliz Thomas               Javelin


Under-20 Boys

Michael Smikle                800m & 4x400m

Victor Magalhaes             800m

Rasheem Brown               110m hurdles & 4x100m

Karim Murray                   200m & 4x100m

Lamar Reid                        Long Jump

Louis Gordon                    High Jump

Brandon Moore                4x100m

Najae Gordon                    4x100m

Gary Rankin                      4x100m

Malik Copeland                4x100m

Daujaughn Murray          4x400m

Kashief Dawkins              4x400m



Delegation Leader: Maxine Anglin

Head Coach: Kenrick Williams

Assistant Manager: Paula Dawkins

Assistant Coach: Derek Larner

Physiotherapist: Al Williams will have a more detailed report later.

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