Following the staging of the Turks and Caicos Islands Sports Commission (TCISS)/Turks and Caicos Amateur Athletics Association (TCAAA) Inter-High Track & Field Champions, 20 athletes have been selected to compete in the 50TH CARIFTA Games, to take place in Nassau, Bahamas between April 8 and 10.
The selected athletes are drawn from local high schools across the country, in Jamaica and the United States.
The Clement Howell High School got the most picks with six, followed by four from Jamaican High Schools, three from the Louise Garland Thomas High School, two from Helena Jones Robinson High and one each from British West Indies Collegiate, Raymond Gardiner High, Marjorie Basden, the United States, and unattached.
From Clement Howell, the Athletes are Roniesha Johnson U-17 Girls; Anesha Varus U-20 Girls; Melique Evans U-17 Boys; Alieandio Durham U-20 Boys; Bernard Hyde U-20 Boys; and Markey Zepherin U-20 Boys.
From the Louise Garland Thomas High, the athletes selected are Branary Delancy U-17 Girls; Krysann Williams U-20 Girls; and Love Joseph U-17 Boys.
From Jamaica, the four athletes selected are Rayvon Walkin of Kinston College - U-20 Boys; his twin brother Anthon Walkin also of Kingston College - U-20 Boys; Jamaica Colleges’ Alidavidson Higgs U-20 Boys; and Denbigh High’s Rayvon Black - U-17 Boys.
The two athletes from the Helena Jones Robinson High are Jarmal Missick U-17 Boys and Shamar Garland U-17 Boys.
Former Clement Howell High School student Lynn Antoine is the unattached athlete selected to compete in the U-20 Girls. Chyna Simmons of British West Indies Collegiate will compete in the U-20 Girls. Renaldo Registre of Raymond Gardiner High will compete in the U-17 Boys. Kaeson Garland of Marjorie Basden High will is down to face the starters in the U-17 Boys, while Darvioun Rigby of Keiser, U.S.A. will take part in the U-20 Boys.
The CARIFTA 2023 Track and Field Championships will take place at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium.