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VII CARIFTA Games
Athletics pictogram
Host city Nassau, Bahamas The Bahamas
Date(s) March 27–28
Level Junior and Youth
Nations participating 12
Athletes participating about 86
Events 39

The 7th CARIFTA Games was held in Nassau, Bahamas on March 27–28, 1978.

Participation (unofficial)

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 88 athletes (66 junior (under-20) and 22 youth (under-17)) from about 13 countries: Anguilla (2), Antigua and Barbuda (2), Bahamas (19), Barbados (13), Bermuda (6), British Virgin Islands (1), Guadeloupe (2), Guyana (1), Jamaica (31), Martinique (1), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1), Trinidad and Tobago (8), Turks and Caicos Islands (1).

Austin Sealy Award

The Austin Sealy Trophy was awardeded to Mary Ann Higgs from the Bahamas.[2][3] She won 2 gold (100m and 200m), and 1 silver (400m) medal in the youth (U-17) category.

Medal summary

Medal winners are published by category: Boys under 20 (Junior),[4] Girls under 20 (Junior),[5] Boys under 17 (Youth),[6] and Girls under 17 (Youth).[7] Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Boys under 20 (Junior)

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(4.5 m/s)
Flag of Barbados.svg Eric Berrie (BAR) 10.69w Flag of the Bahamas.svg Rickey Moxey (BAH) 10.70w Flag of the Bahamas.svg Fabian Whymns (BAH) 11.01w
200 metres Flag of Barbados.svg Eric Berrie (BAR) 21.94 Flag of Jamaica.svg Clive Lawrence (JAM) 22.33 Flag of Barbados.svg Dave Harewood (BAR) 22.44
400 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Nelson Hunter (JAM) 49.23 Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg Dean Greenaway (IVB) 49.69 Flag of Jamaica.svg Roydel Russell (JAM) 50.05
800 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Donat Mair (JAM) 1:56.1 Flag of Jamaica.svg Raymond Panther (JAM) 1:56.2 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Anselm LeBourne (TRI) 1:56.9
1500 metres Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Andrew Browne (TRI) 4:07.9 Flag of the Bahamas.svg William Johnson (BAH) 4:08.61 Flag of Jamaica.svg Vernon Steele (JAM) 4:08.62
3000 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Lloyd Evering (JAM) 9:04.31 Flag of the Bahamas.svg William Johnson (BAH) 9:05.75 Flag of Jamaica.svg Vernon Steele (JAM) 9:11.65
110 metres hurdles
(4.1 m/s)
Flag of Jamaica.svg John Messam (JAM) 14.80w Flag of the Bahamas.svg Rickey Davis (BAH) 15.36w Flag of Barbados.svg William Gittens (BAR) 15.57w
400 metres hurdles Flag of Barbados.svg Frank Baptiste (BAR) 55.30 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Colin O'Brien (TRI) 56.39 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Greg Rolle (BAH) 57.40
High jump Flag of Jamaica.svg Desmond Morris (JAM) 1.98 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Laird McLean (TRI) 1.905 Flag of Bermuda.svg Curtis Charles (BER) 1.905
Pole vault Flag of the Bahamas.svg Archie Johnson (BAH) 4.11 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Herbert Oembler (BAH) 3.67 Flag of Jamaica.svg Michael Johnson (JAM) 3.35
Long jump Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Alfred Browne (ATG) 6.97 Flag of Jamaica.svg Dwight Davis (JAM) 6.90 Flag of Barbados.svg J. Graham (BAR) 6.88
Triple jump Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Alfred Browne (ATG) 14.06 Flag of Jamaica.svg Dwight Davis (JAM) 13.98 Flag of Barbados.svg C. Haynes (BAR) 13.90
Shot put Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Roy Alfred (TRI) 16.13 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Alvin Edgecombe (BAH) 15.24 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Anthony McKenzie (BAH) 14.78
Discus throw Flag of Jamaica.svg Stanley Goodridge (JAM) 50.68 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Roy Alfred (TRI) 47.90 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Alvin Edgecombe (BAH) 47.72
Javelin throw Flag of Bermuda.svg J. Dill (BER) 51.72 Flag of Barbados.svg D. Gale (BAR) 51.40 Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg André Taylor (TCA) 49.84
4 × 100 metres relay Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica 42.69 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 43.06 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 43.52
4 × 400 metres relay Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica 3:21.18 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 3:21.77 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 3:26.42

Girls under 20 (Junior)

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Doreen Small (JAM) 11.78w Template:Country data GLP 11.94w Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Esther Hope (TRI) 12.02w
200 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Jackie Pusey (JAM) 24.13 Template:Country data GLP 24.79 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Oralee Fowler (BAH) 25.04
400 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Jackie Pusey (JAM) 55.85 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Oralee Fowler (BAH) 56.53 Flag of Barbados.svg S. Gooding (BAR) 58.13
800 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Eugenie Beason (JAM) 2:16.9 Flag of Jamaica.svg Serene Mitchell (JAM) 2:19.8 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Yvonne Sturrup (BAH) 2:20.6
1500 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Serene Mitchell (JAM) 4:52.14 Flag of Jamaica.svg Eugenie Beason (JAM) 4:54.54 22x20px Theodora Corea (VIN) 5:03.15
100 metres hurdles Flag of Jamaica.svg Doreen Small (JAM) 15.94 Flag of Barbados.svg Gina Tempro (BAR) 15.99 Flag of Jamaica.svg Grace Jackson (JAM) 16.56
High jump Flag of Bermuda.svg Monica Johnson (BER) 1.625 Flag of France.svg Mireille Lejuste (MTQ) 1.625 Flag of Barbados.svg Agnes Riley (BAR) 1.625
Long jump Flag of Guyana.svg Jennifer Inniss (GUY) 6.33w Flag of Jamaica.svg Sharol Henry (JAM) 6.12 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Elaine Roach (BAH) 5.57
Shot put Flag of the Bahamas.svg Lyn Antoine (BAH) 13.45 Flag of Bermuda.svg Sonya Smith (BER) 11.95 Template:Country data GLP 11.89
Discus throw Flag of the Bahamas.svg Beryl Bethel (BAH) 43.38 Flag of Jamaica.svg Phyllis Robinson (JAM) 33.48 Template:Country data GLP 33.00
Javelin throw Flag of Bermuda.svg Sonya Smith (BER) 46.44 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Beryl Bethel (BAH) 36.62 Flag of Barbados.svg Jessica Nichols (BAR) 35.92
4 × 100 metres relay Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica
Marlene Lewin
Normalee Murray
Doreen Small
Jackie Pusey
46.49 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 47.73 20px Bermuda 47.74
4 × 400 metres relay Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica
M. Cole
Fredericka Wright
Normalee Murray
Jackie Pusey
3:51.54 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 3:59.52 20px Barbados 4:09.75

Boys under 17 (Youth)

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(4.5 m/s)
Flag of Jamaica.svg Wayne Morrison (JAM) 11.07w Flag of Jamaica.svg Kenneth Thompson (JAM) 11.10w Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Ron Sobers (TRI) 11.35w
200 metres
(-1.1 m/s)
Flag of Jamaica.svg Kenneth Thompson (JAM) 22.48 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Ron Sobers (TRI) 22.64 Flag of Jamaica.svg Dennis Wallace (JAM) 22.87
400 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Dennis Wallace (JAM) 50.08 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Lonsdale Demming (TRI) 51.06 Flag of the Bahamas.svg David Charlton (BAH) 51.15
Long jump Flag of Bermuda.svg Brunell Swan (BER) 6.63 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Brad Johnson (BAH) 6.54 Flag of Jamaica.svg Jon Jones (JAM) 6.51
Triple jump Flag of the Bahamas.svg Norbert Elliott (BAH) 14.48 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Lester Benjamin (ATG) 14.11 Flag of Jamaica.svg Jon Jones (JAM) 13.95

Girls under 17 (Youth)

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(-0.1 m/s)
Flag of the Bahamas.svg Mary Ann Higgs (BAH) 12.32 Flag of Jamaica.svg Marcia Brown (JAM) 12.38 Flag of Jamaica.svg Juliet Cuthbert (JAM) 12.38
200 metres
(3.9 m/s)
Flag of the Bahamas.svg Mary Ann Higgs (BAH) 24.44w Flag of the Bahamas.svg Monique Millar (BAH) 24.87w Flag of Barbados.svg Esme Austin (BAR) 25.24w
400 metres Flag of Jamaica.svg Fredericka Wright (JAM) 55.88 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Mary Ann Higgs (BAH) 55.99 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Monique Millar (BAH) 56.44
Long jump Flag of Barbados.svg Pamela Alleyne (BAR) 5.33 Flag of Bermuda.svg D. Samuel (BER) 5.28 Flag of Jamaica.svg Y. Cole (JAM) 5.27

Medal table (unofficial)

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica 20 10 10 40
2 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 6 14 10 30
3 Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados 4 2 9 15
4 Flag of Bermuda.svg Bermuda 4 2 2 8
5 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago 2 6 4 12
6 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Antigua and Barbuda 2 1 0 3
7 Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana 1 0 0 1
8 Flag of France.svg Guadeloupe 0 2 2 4
9 Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg British Virgin Islands 0 1 0 1
Flag of France.svg Martinique 0 1 0 1
11 22x20px Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 0 1 1
Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg Turks and Caicos Islands 0 0 1 1

References

External links

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