Zakiyyah Showers Wins Bronze In Bahamas

April 1, 2013

Bermuda’s Zakiyyah Showers claimed the island’s third track and field medal, crossing the line in 11:30.06 to win a bronze medal in the 3000m last night [Mar 31].

Other Bermuda track and field athletes also saw action in the afternoon session yesterday. In the Under 17 3000m Daniel Oatley finished 4th clocking a time of 10:02:75, while Bruce DeGrilla finished 8th in the Under 20 long jump. Naquan Smith finished 9th in the Under 20 javelin with a toss of 43.31m, while Jah-Nhai Perinchief finished 7th in the Under 17 high jump with a top leap of 1.90m.

This is the third track and field Carifta medal win for Bermuda, following after Sakari Famous’ silver medal┬áin the high jump, and Kyrah Scraders silver medal in the 1500m.

The swimming portion of the Carifta Games is being held in Jamaica, while the track and field segment is being held in the Bahamas – with Bermuda’s young athletes delivering medal winning results at both venues. You can view all our coverage of the Carifta Games here.

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  1. Pickup says:

    Keep it Bermuda – hard work pays great rewards!

  2. sminks says:

    Very good Ms. Showers! Your family is very proud of you!

  3. Laurie Daniels says:

    Well done to our medalists Sakari, Kyrah, and Zakiyyah, and to all the competitors from Bermuda. We are looking for more medals today, and congratulations and thanks for your hard work. You are representing Bermuda well and we are very proud of all of you!

  4. Winnie Dread says:

    Well done to all medal or not, just keep working hard.

  5. lilbitmoretogo says:

    Great work Zaykiya Showers you have been a Bermuda shining star lately keep up the great work! You make us proud..I’m Sure the WHole Shower Tribe is proud of you and Bermuda!

  6. fedup Nana says:

    So happy for her and her family, and proud of them all