POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe – The organizers of the International Meeting Region de Guadeloupe are pleased to announce that the 2017 edition will be held on May 17th.

In its 13th year of existence, the Athletics Meeting in Guadeloupe has entertained over the years an elaborate list of Olympic and World Champions competing in front of a supportive Caribbean crowd at the Baie-Mahault Stadium.

the running, jumping and throwing surfaces in the Baie-Mahault Stadium have all been re-surfaced. Organizers are expecting performances to fly off the chart on the new surface in May.

The following 15 events are planned for 2016:

Men:    100mA, 100mB, 400m, 110m hurdles, Pole Vault, Triple Jump, High Jump, 3000 SC

Women:   200m, 400m, Triple Jump, 100m hurdles, Shot Put, 400m hurdles

Since 2015, the prize money was increased. We are pleased to announce that the prize money again will be higher than in previous years as follows:

Premium Events                         Classic Events
1st $5,000                                         $2,500
2nd $3,500                                         $2,000
3rd $2,000                                           $1,000
4th $1,500                                            $800
5th $1,000                                             $700
6th $700                                               $600
7th $600                                               $500
8th $500                                               $400

In 2016, we enjoyed a successful meeting with Track and Field stars from all over the world competing:

The International Meeting Region de Guadeloupe is a fantastic athletics event to see future & present Olympic stars from the Caribbean islands, South America, the US, Canada and Europe.  2017 will be no different.

Previous articleT&T’s Denoon signed for LSU
Next articleFraser-Pryce, Mo, Felix, Eaton | Motivational Documentary
Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here