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Athletics: Chin Jr leads Team Cayman to 11 medals at CUT Games

Ten athletes returned Sunday (15 July) with eleven medals and six personal bests after competing at the 2018 Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) Games held 13-14 July in Bermuda.

Anthony Chin Jr, 10, led the way with three medals including a gold in the Boys Under-11 Long Jump with personal best of 4.70 metres. Chin added bronze in both the 100-and 200-metres.

13-year old YaNelli Dawkins won silver in the Girls Under-15 Girls Shot Put with a throw of 9.03. 14-year old Rachael Pascal set a personal best in the Girls Under-15 Shot Put with a throw of 33.73 metres to win silver.

12-year old Aaliyannah Anderson won bronze medals in the Girls Under-13 100-and 200-metres . Falcon Athletics’ Kristoff Clarke set a new personal best with a jump of 4.80 metres in the Boys Under-13 Long Jump. Both 11-year old Aimee McKenzie and 13-year old Renandra Powell also set personal bests in their respective events to win bronze. Kassidy Forrester’s time of 1:03.44 seconds earned him a bronze in the Boys Under-13 400-metres.

Jaiden Reid’s personal best of 24.61 seconds was good for fourth in the Boys Under-15 200 metres.

Here is a look at all the medalists from the 2018 CUT Games:

5th overall: Cayman Islands , 11 medals
Gold (1)
Anthony Chin Jr, U11 Boys Long Jump (4.70m)
Silver (2)
Rachal Pascal, U15 Girls   Javelin (33.73m)
YaNelli Dawkins, U15 Girls Shot Put (9.03m)
Bronze (8)
Anthony Chin Jr,  U11 100m                  (14.38s)
Anthony Chin Jr, U11 200m                 (29.30s)
Aaliyannah Anderson U13 Girls 100m (13.52s)
Aaliyannah Anderson U13 Girls 200m (28.64s)
Renandra Powell,  U15 Girls Long Jump (4.80m)
Kristoff Clarke,    U13 Boys Long Jump (4.73m)
Aimee McKenzie, U13 Girls Long Jump (4.30m)
Kassidy Forrester, U13 Boys 400m        (1:03.44s)
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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at or .

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