Danielle Treasure created local sporting history on Thursday night by capturing Barbados’ first medal at the inaugural 2022 Caribbean Games in Guadeloupe.
Treasure, a multiple CARIFTA aquatics medallist, won silver in the women’s 200 metre backstroke event in 2 minutes 22.63 seconds.
Cuba’s Andrea Becali captured the gold in 2:20.95 minutes,while Curacao’s Samantha Van Vuure (2:28.51) took the bronze.
Meantime, Nkosi Dunwoody finished fourth in his heat of the men’s 200 metre medley in 2:18.55 minutes.
On the track, both Kyle Gale and Miguel Nicholas advanced to the men’s 400 metres finals while Barbados’ netball team defeated St Lucia 44-36 to record their third consecutive victory of the tournament.
They lost to Jamaica 64-34 and are in silver medal contention. (AGB)