Lirisi Cayetano is Central American Gold Medallist in Long Jump Print E-mail
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Thursday, 29 November 2012 00:00

The Belize Amateur Athletics Association participated in the Central American Junior Athletics Championship held in Costa Rica from Friday, November 23rd to Sunday, November 25th, 2012. The Belizean Team consisted of 3 athletes, a coach and a delegate.  The athletes that represented Belize were Shanicka Augustine, G’Anne Humes and Lirisi Cayetano.

In the Long Jump competition in the male category, Lirisi Cayetano captured Gold with a jump of 6.21M over the rest of Central America.

In the female category, Shanicka Augustine took the Silver Medal with a jump of 4.99M and G’Anne Humes took the Bronze Medal with a jump of 4.89M.

In the 100M event, all three athletes participated but unfortunately finished out of the medal round. In the semi-final round, Shanicka Augustine finished third with a time of 13:06 and in the finals she finished 6th in a time of 13:37. G’Anne Humes in her semi-final failed to qualify for the finals when she finished 5th in a time of 13:69. And in the male category, Lirisi Cayetano finished 5th in the semi-finals in a time of 11:94 and 6th in the finals with a time of 12:08.

In the 150M event, Shanicka Augustine finished 5th in the semi-finals with a time of 20:37, and G’Anne Humes finished 6th with a time of 20:65.

We extend congratulations to all our athletes that participated in the junior meet.