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12 Athletes chosen for 2017 FLOW CARIFTA Games**

Published 10 April 2017

12 Athletes chosen for 2017 FLOW CARIFTA Games**

The St. Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association (SKNAAA) is pleased to announce its National Representative Contingent for the 2017 FLOW CARIFTA Games scheduled for April 15th – 17th 2017, Curacao. Our young ambassadors shall be led by SKNAAA’s Games Secretary Mr. Corneil Williams, who will also be the delegate at the Games’ Congress.

The team and its officials shall comprise of the following:

Roatter Johnson ​​- Head Coach ​
Hugh Matthew Jr​​- Assistant Coach

Jermaine Francis ​​- Under 20 Male ​- High Jump
Kizan David ​​- Under 20 Male ​- Long Jump
Shanice Elliott​​- Under 20 Female​- 100m & 200m
Tajarie Arthurton ​​- Under 18 Male ​- 100m / 4X100m
Dimetre Browne ​​- Under 18 Male ​- 200m, Long Jump, 4X100m, 4X400m
Marcus Duberry ​​- Under 18 Male​ – 100m, 4X100m
Craig Connor Jr ​​- Under 18 Male `​- 200m, 4X400m, 4X100m
Royden Peets ​​- Under 18 Male ​- 4X100m
Jahnaza Francis​- Under 18 Male ​- 400m, 4X400m
Leroy Chapman ​​- Under 18 Male ​- 400m, 800m, 4X400m
Travis Warner ​- Under 18 Male ​- Shot Put
Namibia Clavier ​​- Under 18 Female ​- 400m

SKNAAA President Mr. Glenville Jeffers commended the members of his Association’s Selection Committee for their vision. “I must commend my Selection Committee for identifying these young talented group of athletes who have stood out amongst their peers throughout the 2017 Athletic Season. My Executive Committee unanimously supported the selection of these athletes as they represent the next generation of athletics in the federation. Most showed their dominance and athleticism in the recently concluded scholastic championships and CARIFTA Trials over the past two (2) weekends and must be commended for their hard work that got them this far.”

The team is expected to depart the Federation in two (2) batches between Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th April 2017. Mr. Tajarie Authurton is the only overseas based athlete selected. Special mention must be made of Ms. Kieshonna Brooks who was selected based on her National Record Performance in the Women’s Heptathlon. Ms. Brooks however shall not be attending due to athletic commitments at her school, the University of Mississippi.

The SKNAAA extends heartfelt congratulations to the entire contingent and wishes them a successful FLOW CARIFTA Games campaign

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