Chelsea James and Portious Warren was the first and second athlete to put Trinidad and Tobago on the Medal Table. James secured silver in the girls’ under-18 discus with a throw of 43.53 metres, while Warren earned a bronze from a 12.70m throw in the girls’ under-20 shot put.
Cedenio and Chelsea James struck gold for Team TnT in the second session. Machel Cedenio copped the boys’ under-20 400 metres title with a 45.95 seconds clocking.
T&T’s Asa Guevara claimed bronze in 47.35. James picked up her second medal when she topped the girls under-18 shot put field with a big 16.12 metres throw. Her teammate, Akidah Briggs (13.79m) earned bronze.
Also among the medals in the second session, were Nicholas Landeau won silver in the boys’ under-20 1500m in 3 minutes,58.27 seconds.
Aaliyah Telesford picked up silver in the girls’ under-20 100m in a wind-assisted 11.42 seconds. And in the boys’ under-20 100m final, Jonathan Farinha clocked 10.27 seconds to bag
Trinidad and Tobago’s Kevin Roberts will start day two of the Carifta Games in first position of the U-20 Boys Octathlon with 3,008 points.