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Track Duo to Represent Montserrat at CARIFTA 2024 in Grenada

Local track stars Sanjay Weekes and Kendecia Meade left island Thursday to compete in this weekend’s annual CARIFTA Games in Grenada.
Sanjay Weekes, Coach Wilston Scotland, Kendecia Meade (Discover Montserrat Photo)

They are accompanied by Coach Wilston Scotland, who is also the team official for Montserrat.

Both Weekes and Meade will compete in the 100M and 200M Under 20 heats. Their success will mean continuing to the semi-finals and finals throughout the weekend.
On Saturday, March 30, 2024
(U20 Girls 100M) 4:30pm – Heat1 – Running in lane 8
(U20 Boys 100M) 4:45pm – Heat1 – Running in lane 7
Sunday, March 31, 2024
Under20 – 200m Girls – Start time – 9:55AM
Under20 – 200m Boys – Start time -10:15AM
Over 20 countries have registered to participate in CARIFTA which will be held at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium from March 30 to April 1, 2024. The aquatics competitions are being held simultaneously in the Bahamas. This is the third time that Grenada will host the prestigious junior track and field competition. They hosted the 29th edition in 2000 and the 45th Games in 2016. This year also coincides with the island’s 50th year of independence.
This will be Weekes’ third CARIFTA Games appearance. He has also represented the island at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Meade competed for the first time at CARIFTA in 2023.
Follow the Games on Facebook at @Carifta473