Saturday, July 6, 2019

Anthaya Charlton Wins Gold, Breaks Record At NACAC Championships

 Anthaya Charlton 

By BRENT STUBBS
Senior Sports Reporter
bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

ANTHAYA Charlton added another historic performance for the Bahamas as the 10th North American, Central American and Caribbean U-18 and Under-23 Championships got underway in Queretato, Mexico.

After Michael 'Mike' Sands was elected the first Bahamian to serve as the president of NACAC on Monday, Charlton led the Bahamian 18-member delegation in action in the national stadium on Friday, winning gold in the under-18 girls long jump final.

Her leap of 5.86 metres or 19-feet, 2 3/4-inches established a NACAC championship record. Paula-Ann Chambers of Jamaica got the silver with 5.76m (18-10 3/4) and Maria Fernanda Marquez of Mexico won the bronze with 5.69m (18-8).  Read more >>