NASSAU, Bahamas (April 8) – Jamaica has taken an early lead in the 50th Carifta Games 2023, impressively securing 28 medals on the first day of competition held at the Thomas Robinson National Stadium. The regional powerhouse currently dominates the medal standings, leading both the boys’ and girls’ categories.
Which country leads Carifta Games 2023 medal count on Day 1?
On the boys’ side, Jamaica secured 12 medals on the opening day, including seven golds, three silvers, and two bronzes. The girls’ team won 16 medals, consisting of eight golds, five silvers, and three bronzes. Read more: Bouwahjgie Nkrumie Pulls Up; Adaejah Hodge A No Show: Carifta Games 2023
The host nation, Bahamas, took second place, with a total of 17 medals, including several golds, while Trinidad and Tobago closed out Day One with a combined total of 16 medals, five of which are golds.
Thirteen countries won at least one medal on the boys’ side, while 12 nations managed to secure a medal in the girls’ division. So far, nine nations, including Jamaica, have won at least one gold medal.
The 50th Carifta Games 2023 has witnessed fierce competition among young athletes from across the Caribbean region, with teams striving for top honors. With two more days of competition remaining, it remains to be seen if Jamaica can continue dominating the regional event and secure the top spot in the medal standings for another year.
The 50th Carifta Games 2023 Medal Standings
Men’s Medal Count
|3||Trinidad and Tobago||TTO||2||2||2||6|
|4||Saint Kitts and Nevis||SKN||1||1||0||2|
|9||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||SVG||0||1||2||3|
|11||British Virgin Islands||IVB||0||1||0||1|
|13||Turks and Caicos Islands||TURK||0||0||1||1|
Women’s Medal Count
|2||Trinidad and Tobago||TTO||2||3||5||10|
|8||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||SVG||0||1||0||1|
|9||British Virgin Islands||IVB||0||1||0||1|
|11||Saint Kitts and Nevis||SKN||0||0||2||2|