Team Athletics SVG will be holding its 2022 Carifta Trials this weekend at the Sir Vincent Beache National Stadium at Diamond. The start times will be 11 am on Saturday, and 1 pm on Sunday.
To date, seven athletes have already made qualification standards for the Carifta Games, slated for Jamaica from April 16-17.
In the U17 Boys 400m, Jaheme Harry and Zacri Sobers ran faster than the required 49.50 standard. They ran 48.02 and 48.25 respectively, at the Central Leeward Secondary School Inter House Championships.
Also at the CLSS Championships, Devonric Mack ran 21.45, and Oryan Velox ran 21.86 in the U20 Boys 200m.
In Jamaica, Uroy Ryan qualified for the U20 Boys Long Jump, with a National record of 7.59m, and Verrol Sam qualified in the High Jump with a height of 2.05m, which is also a National record.
There was also a qualifying run in the U20 Boys 400m by Amal Glasgow, in 47.39s.
Ryan and Glasgow’s times also qualified them for the World Junior Championships, ranking them 4th and 7th, respectively.