Barbados now has 11 CARIFTA Games qualifiers.
Combermere’s Shelanie Augustin captured gold in the Under-17 Girls shot put at the Powerade-Dasani Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship (BSSAC) this morning to book her ticket to the region’s most prestigious junior track and field event in Kingston, Jamaica from April 16-18.
The 15-year-old who hails from Content, St Thomas and represented the Jennifer & Anthony Jones Zone, made the qualifying requirement on her fourth and sixth attempts.
Her measurements are 13.07 and 13.37 metres while the standard is 13.00 metres. (AGB)
Shelanie Augustin of Combermere School qualified for the CARIFTA Games at the Powerade-Dasani Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe)