AAG set qualifying timings for CARIFTA trials

February 24, 2012 | By | Filed Under Sports 


-trials set for March 4 with grand take away lunch as fund raiser

The technical committee of the Athletic Association of Guyana along with several coaches from various clubs across Guyana, assembled Wednesday (22 February) afternoon at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary, Kingston to set the qualifying timings for 2012 CARIFTA Games which will be hosted in Hamilton, Bermuda from 6th-9th of April at the National Stadium.
After hours of deliberating several years of CARIFTA third place timings dated back from 2001, a realistic qualifying timing was set by the technical committee and coaches for the vying CARIFTTA athletes to meet.
2011 Guyana CARIFTA team had a final total of four athletes; the athletes which came from different parts of Guyana represented their country in the both middle distance and sprint events.
Melissa Byass of Berbice, had the privilege of running the girls’ 400 meter dash under 17 (58.97 seconds), Nathaniel Giddings of Upper Demerara Club ran the boys under 20, 1500m (4:38.83 seconds) and 5000m (17:33.46 seconds), Jevina Straker of Georgetown, ran the girls 800m U20 (2:21.02 seconds) and the 1500m U20 girls (4:55.49 seconds), Stephan James whose also from Georgetown ran the 200m (22.58 seconds) boys under 20 and the 400 boys (48.46 seconds).
The AAG CARIFTA trials is set for March 4 at the Police Sports Club ground, a grand take away lunch will be held in aid of raising funds for the team which will be traveling to Bermuda to represent Guyana.
The realistic timings for the trials are as follow:



(Bermuda April 6th – 9th 2012)



100M                    12.00                       10.90

200M                    25.00                      22.00

400m                    58.00                       50.00

800M                    2:18.00                    1:58.30

1500M                  4:54.00                   4:10.00

3000M                  10:57.00                  9:16.00

Long Jump           5m40                       6m50

High Jump            1m70                      1m80

Triple Jump          11m30                     13m10

Discus                  33m                        40m35

Shot Put               10m30                     13m50

Javelin                  30m50                     50m20



100M                    11.90                        10.60

200M                    24.80                        21.50

400m                    55.30                        48.00

800M                    2:15.30                     1:54.00

1500M                  4:44.00                     4:00.00

3000M                  10:57.00

5000M                                                   15:40.00

Long Jump           5m74                        7m11

High Jump            1m70                        2m

Triple Jump          12m30                      14m82

Discus                  38m09                      50m60

Shot Put               12m93                      16m86

Javelin                  42m15                      58m42



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