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Team named for Carifta Games

Famous won a bronze medal at last year's Carifta Games

The Bermuda National Athletics Association today announced a squad of 19 athletes to represent the island at the Carifta Games in Curaçao from April 15 to 17.

Included in the squad is four-times Carifta medal-winner Sakari Famous, who won the bronze in the under-18 girls high jump, the island’s only medal at last year’s games in Grenada.

Famous is also among eight survivors from last year’s Carifta squad.

“We, the BNAA, are pleased to announce the 2017 Carifta Team,” Donna Raynor, the BNAA president, said.

“We have a total of 19 athletes who will be traveling with us to Curaçao with four officials and myself as president.

“We are very pleased with this selection which was proposed by our coaching staff and we look forward to some great performances at the Games.”

The full squad is as follows:

U18 Girls

Teliah Wears - 200m

Lyndsey Palmer - 3000m

Sakari Famous - HJ

Inshanne Smith - HJ

Zekiah Lewis - LJ

U20 Girls

Tiara DeRosa - SP, Discus

Brianna Mendes - 3000m

U18 Boys

Deneo Brangman - 400m, 4X100m, 4X400m

Johndell Cumberbarch - 3000m 1500m

Aaron Jacobs - 800m

Quincy Kuzyk - 3000m

Ryan Outerbridge - 1500m

Suresh Black - 200m, 4X100, 4X400m

Lejuan Matthews - 400m, 4X100m

Clevonte Lodge - 200m, 4X100m 4X400m

Mycal Dill - 4X100m, LJ

U20 Boys

Kevin Miller - HJ

Elisha Darrell - HJ, LJ

Stephan Dill - 100m

Isaiah Bell-Phillips - 800m