Photo: Christpoher Taylor blows away the field in the U-20 Boys 400m final at the Carifta Trials on Sunday. Taylor clocked a sparkling 45.41s to win the event.
Several of the nation’s junior track and field athletes had impressive victories during the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association's (JAAA), two day Carifta Trials held on Saturday and Sunday inside the National Stadium.
Photo: Shane Buchanan of Kingston College won the Boys 200m Steeplechase Open in 6.10.88 seconds and returned later in the day to win the Class One Boys 1500m at the Youngster Goldsmith Classic at the National Stadium on Saturday.
The defending ISSA/Grace Kennedy Girls champions Edwin Allen and Boys runners up, Kingston college were the top performing schools at Saturday’s staging of the Youngsters Goldsmith Classic, inside the National Stadium.
Photo: Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates with members of the Kingston College track and field team at the Penn Relays
The giants of North Street, Kingston College and St Jago High from Monk Street in Spanish Town, were left celebrating historic victories inside the Franklin Field Stadium on day three of the 122th staging of the Penn Relays on Saturday, while Jamaica College pulled off a massive upset to stun favourites Calabar High in the High School Boys 4x400m, as the curtains came down on yet another fantastic staging of the prestigious relays.
Photo: Nigel Ellis ran a sparkling 10.16s to win the Under-20 Boys 100m at the Carifta Games on Saturday.
The Jamaican Contingent to the 45th staging of the Flow Carifta Games currently underway in Grenada has been giving a very good representation of themselves thus far. Fresh from their exploits at the ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships last weekend, a number of the winners and outstanding performers have stayed true to form since action got on its way on Saturday. Jamaica closed day one with a total of 26 medals, including 11 gold and 11 silver.
Photo: Christopher Taylor of Calabar and Jhevaughn Matherson of Kingston College are both on the verge of breaking World Youth records this year.
Arguably two of Jamaica's best male youth athletes, Christopher “Cubby” Taylor and Jevaughn “Smashing” Matherson could break World Youth records this season. The World Youth records are held by athletes aged 17 or younger.
With a lot of championship this year for both athletes to contest, they could join the likes of Usain Bolt and Jaheel Hyde to be individual World Youth record holders.
Photo: Jhevaughn Matherson of Kingston College is being interview by Oshae Hudson of Yardie Sports
He may be unsure of what his schedule will be like at the upcoming ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships, but Kingston College’s Jhevaughn Matherson is keen to seize the chance to test himself against the best Class One sprinters after recovering from an injury that took him out during the Championships last year in his final year at Class Two..