Maverick wins bronze at Carifta Games

Maverick Weatherhead won the bronze medal in the under-17 800 metres on Monday in a personal best time of 1 minute 55.24 seconds, 2 seconds faster than his previous personal best. The winner, Garvin Nero of Trinidad and Tobago ran 1 minute 54.55 seconds and the silver medallist, Donohue Williams of Jamaica, ran 1 minute 54.99 seconds. The Carifta record of 1 minute 53.72 seconds was set in 2005 by Theon O’Connor of Jamaica. On Saturday Maverick came seventh in the under-17 1500 metres. He was representing Antigua and Barbuda at the games in Guadeloupe.

Visit our sports page to read more about athletics in Barbuda. Visit the Carifta web site to see the results.

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