34 CAC member countries participated in the 16th edition of the Championships which was held at the Hasley Crawford Stadium in Trinidad over the weekend — 18 to 19 July. The event is held every 2 years and was last held in Grenada in 1999.
A total of 4 athletes (2 girls and 2 boys) represented Grenada:
- Girls team — Joniar Thomas and Sheranda Alisha Charles
- Boys team — Jared Sylvester and Jammy Richardson
The Grenadian junior athletes competed in the 13–14 Heptathlon which consists of 7 events. The girls’ heptathlon consists of 80m Sprint, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, Shot Put, Ball Throw (400g), and 1000m Run. The boys’ heptathlon: 80m Sprint, 80m Hurdles, Long Jump, Shot Put, Ball Throw (400g), and 1200m Run.
Out of the 28 female athletes competing in the girls’ heptathlon, Joniar Thomas finished 7th place overall and Sheranda A. Charles in 15th.
In the boys’ heptathlon a total of 26 male athletes participated. Grenada’s Jared Sylvester placed 11th and Jammy Richardson in 19th.
Grenada also participated in the 13–14 Mixed 4 x 100m Relay. The team placed 7th overall in a time of 49.01s behind winner St Lucia who set a new Championship record of 46.63s breaking the old record, 47.26s, set in 2009 by Barbados. Taking the second place spot was Jamaica (47.32s) and third was The Bahamas (47.74s).
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