By Vijay, writer

Jamaica won three medals on Saturday’s second day of the three-day North America Central America Caribbean Association (NACAC) Under-23 Championships in Canada.

Megan Simmonds of Jamaica won silver in the women’s 100m hurdles in 13.06 (2.2m/s wind). The winner was LeTristan Pledger of United States in 13.04.

Chrisdale McCarthy, the other Jamaican, finished fourth in 13.41secs.

Stefan Fennell 14.22 was a fifth place finisher in the men’s high hurdles, won by US Virgin Islands’ Eddie Lovett 13.39.

The men’s 4x100m quartet of Kwisi McFarlane, Tyquendo Tracey, Everton Clarke, and Jazeel Murphy, ran 38.78 for second behind USA 38.47.

The women’s team of Rushell Clayton, Janelle Kelly, Chrisdale McCarthy and Megan Simmonds finished third in 45.90. USA 43.89 won ahead of Canada 45.19.

Allison Peter of US Virgin Islands was the only Caribbean athlete to taste victory on the day. She won the women’s 400m in 51.92 ahead of America’s Taylor Ellis-Watson 52.05.

Jamaican Kavoy Nelson closed the game in the men’s 400m final, his time 50.38secs.


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