Cayman’s Mustang Track Club recently traveled to the Mitchell Field Complex in New York with 11 young athletes. The nine girls and two boys took part in the 2nd Annual Island Games (not to be confused with the recent Island Games in Rhodes, Greece) which featured teams from the Bahamas, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad ,USA, Bermuda and Cayman. By the end the meet, Mustang athletes won a total of 20 medals (10 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze), once again proving that they can compete with the best in their age group overseas.
Coach Tyrone Yen said he was pleased with the performances of the athletes. ‘They gave their very best for their club and the Cayman Islands.,’ he said.
On Behalf of the Mustang organization, President Sana Tugman and Coach Yen thanked the sponsors, supporters, and parents who made the trip possible.
Ashliegh Nalty. GOLD, High Jump 1.45m / SILVER Long Jump 4.48m
Anissa Owen . GOLD, 100M 12.87 / SILVER. Long Jump 4.93m
Melinda Mclean. GOLD, 200M 26.53 / SILVER. 100M 13.12s
Chantelle Morrison GOLD, 100M 12.28
Jazenia Thomas SILVER, Long Jump 4.70m/ BRONZE 100M 13.17
Kristen Dixon BRONZE, Long Jump 4.10m/ BRONZE High Jump 1.25m
Kimberly Bush SILVER, High Jump 1.35m
4x100m Relay GOLD, 51.93s (Gizell Wright, Ashliegh Nalty, Kristen Dixon , Chantelle Morrison)
Jorel Bellafonte GOLD, long Jump 4.55m/ GOLD High Jump 1.30m /, Gold 200m 27.48s
Justin Nalty GOLD, High Jump 1.30m/ SILVER Long Jump 4.36m / BRONZE 100M 13.65/ BRONZE 200m 28.74s