Trinidad and Tobago’s boys’ under-20 4x100 metres team stunned the defending champions Jamaica and the entire Kirani James Athletics Stadium, Grenada on Sunday night, winning the event in 40.45 seconds on day two of 51st edition of the Carifta Games.

The T&T quartet of Che Wickham, Mikhail Byer, Hakeem Chinapoo, and Dylan Woodruffe combined well to secure the gold medal for the first time in 19 years. Two years of the competition (2020 and 2021) were lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ironically, the last time T&T won this event was back in 2005 when Tobago staged the Games after the effects of the passage of hurricane Ivan the year before rendered Grenada unable to host.

That year, Marcus Duncan, Keston Bledman, Rocky Caruth, and Jamil James copped gold in 41.05 seconds. Martinique was second in 41.21 seconds with the Bahamas third in...

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