Young athlete wins silver at CUT Games

From left, team manager Elizabeth Ibeh, Anthony Chin Jr., Rachell Pascal, Tori-Ann Gonez, Ashantae Graham and coach Anthony Chin.

Four young athletes from Cayman participated in the Caribbean Union of Teachers Games in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, July 15-16. The youngest competitor, Anthony Chin Jr., won silver in the Under-9 boys long jump.

Anthony Chin Jr. won silver in the U-9 Boys long jump.
Anthony Chin Jr. won silver in the U-9 Boys long jump.

The track and field competition is for male and female athletes in age group categories U-9, U-11, U-13 and U-15.

Overall, the team did well, organizers said in a press release, adding, “It was great exposure for them competing against teams from Jamaica, Barbados, Bahamas to name a few.

Cydonie Mothersill, acting president of the Cayman Islands Athletic Association, said, “The CIAA is extremely proud of all our athletes who represented us at the CUT Games. We had several top eight finishers in their respective events in what was a very competitive competition. It is a great showing for the development of track and field in the Cayman Islands.”

Results

U-9 BOYS
Anthony Chin Jr.
ƒƒ2nd, long jump
ƒƒ9th, 80m

U-13 GIRLS
Rachell Pascal
6th, ball throw
ƒƒ6th, shot put

U-15 GIRLS
Tori-Ann Gonez
ƒƒ8th, 100m

Ashantae Graham
ƒƒ7th, long jump
ƒƒ9th, 200m

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