Carifta Games: Juma Mouchette Wins Bronze

April 1, 2013

Bermuda’s athletes continue to deliver big results during the final night of competition of the 2013 Carifta Games in the Bahamas, with Juma Mouchette claiming a bronze medal in the 5000m this evening [Apr 1].

Juma, 18, crossed the line in a time of 16:59.09 to claim bronze while Akeem Marshall of Trinidad & Tobago took gold, and Clifton Betje of Suriname won the silver. Bermuda had two athletes in the field, with Nathaniel Hartwig finishing in 5th place with a time of 17:49.34.

Update: Photo of Juma with his medal:


Juma’s medal winning run has taken Bermuda’s track and field Carifta medal tally to five. Sakari Famous won a silver in the high jump, Zakiyyah Showers won a bronze in the 3000m, and Kyrah Scraders won two medals, a silver in the 1500m, and a gold earlier this evening in the 800m.

You can view all our coverage of the Carifta Games here.

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  1. Black Soil says:

    God bless our beautiful Bermuda athletes – we are VERY proud of you.

  2. WhistleBlower says:

    Well done to ALL the participants and CONGRATULATIONS to the medalist!!!! Thank you for shining for us!!

  3. young bermudian says:

    Bernews when do our Athletes return home, we’d like to welcome them at the Airport!

    • Bernews says:

      Tonight! The charter should be in at about 7.50pm

  4. Congrats says:

    Congrats and well done.

    You should be proud!!