Smikle: Gold medal more important than Carifta record

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Jamaica’s Traves Smikle will have little or no time to settle into the vibes of the 40th Lime CARIFTA Games on today’s opening day as the Boys’ Under-20 discus final will be the third final of the three-day championships, after the Girls’ Under-20 shot put and Girls’ Under-17 high jump.

The Calabar High thrower has the 10 best distances in the world as a junior, led by the National Junior Record 66.88m he threw at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ Champs about a month ago. Read more >>