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Bascombe leads T&T to 3rd on medal table

Kwame Laurence :: Trinidad Express :: 24.04.2019

Jayden Scott and Ianna Roach added to Trinidad and Tobago's Carifta Games medal haul with bronze at the Truman Bodden Complex, here in George Town, Cayman Islands, late on Monday. There were also three medals for T&T in the 4x400 metres events, taking the country's final tally to 24—four gold, eight silver, 12 bronze.

T&T finished third on the medal table. Top spot went to Jamaica, the perennial champions earning 36 gold medals, 33 silver and 16 bronze for a grand total of 85. Bahamas—nine gold medals, seven silver, 10 bronze—secured second spot.

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CARIFTA PROGRESS - Bascombe leads T&T to 3rd on medal table
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HALF-LAP GOLD:  Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Shaniqua Bascombe, right, battles for supremacy with Jamaican Brianna Lyston, second from right, in the Carifta Games Girls Under-17 200 metres final, at the Truman Bodden Complex in George Town, Cayman Islands, on Sunday night. Bascombe won in a personal best 23.36 seconds, finishing ahead of Lyston (23.53) and Vincentian Ulanda Lewis (24.09), centre, partly hidden. T&T's Taejha Badal, second from left, was sixth in 24.61. And Bahamian Collinique Farrington (24.92), left, finished seventh.  --Photo: DENNIS ALLEN for @TTGameplan

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