Track joins in rest of the world

In celebration of the 16th edition World Athletics Day, the Cayman Islands Athletic Association is participating in the global athletics meet at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex this weekend.

It is on Friday from 6pm and Saturday from 9am and serves as one of the qualifying meets for athletes preparing for upcoming regional and international competitions in the youth, junior and senior age groups categories.

The meet is open to all schools, clubs and individuals and encompasses age groups 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-17, and over 17. Events being contested for World Athletics Day are 100 metres hurdles, 60m, 150m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, long jump, high jump, ball throw, shot put, discus and javelin.

The athletic association is also holding trials for the CAC Age Group Championships at this meet and athletes of age groups 11-12 and 13-14 are invited.

Registration forms are available on the or contacting Elizabeth Ibeh at 925-4763, coach Williams on 925-1943, coach Yen on 925-6917 or coach Wason on 916-6966. Completed registration forms should be returned by 11 May or emailed to [email protected]