• Peters breaks Walcott's Carifta Record

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 Grenada's  18-year-old Andersen Peters in front of his home crowd set a new Carifta Games javelin throw record on Sunday, March 28. 

After opening the meet with 73.49m Peters on his second round threw a massive 78.28m to break Olympic Champion's Keshorn Walcott's Carifta Games record. Watch video here.

Besides  Peters record there were four more records set on day three at 2016 Carifta Games in Grenada.

Bahamas Kendrick Thompson won the boys octathlon Carifta Games title with a new championships record of 5849.

Zico Campbell of Jamaica set a new meet record in shot put to win boys U18 gold with a toss of 17.75m. Shiann Salmon beat on the line compatriot Sanique Walker to take Carifta girls U18 400m hurdles in record breaking time of 59.50.

Jamaican's continued their dominance at these championships with Shannon Kalawan's record breaking 56.29 run in the 400m hurdles in the girls U20 final. Jamaican boys U18 4x100m team broke established new record of 40.40 seconds for the win. 

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