Levern Spencer cemented herself as Saint Lucia’s most decorated athlete ever as she claimed a third consecutive high jump gold at the NACAC (North American, Central American and Caribbean) Championships, which opened on Friday (10) at University of Toronto’s Varsity Stadium with eight records set.
Saint Lucia's Levern Spencer and Trinidad and Tobago's Keshorn Walcott were the standout performers at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on Thursday (2), a day that Cuba added four gold medals to its tally.
Gianmarco Tamberi cleared an outright Italian record and world-leading mark of 2.38m in the Czech town of Hustopece on Saturday evening (13).
Rasheed Dwyer, Kyra Jefferson and Quanesha Burks produced world class performances on the final day of the 2nd NACAC Senior Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica, when 15 of the 16 finals contested saw championship records on Sunday (9).
Cuba’s three-time world champion Yipsi Moreno ended a successful career on a high note by breaking her own Games record in the hammer to provide one of the main highlights of the first four days of the athletics at the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Xalapa, Mexico.
Jamaica’s Andrew Fisher and St Kitts and Nevis’ Antoine Adams produced fast sprint times but it was the host country Mexico that dominated the 24th Central American & Caribbean Championships over the weekend in Morelia (5-7).