Athletics: Lyn, Rankin finish top half of 100m field at YOG

Mustang Track Club’s Danneika Lyn and Gary Rankin will depart Buenos Aires with respectable placings in 100-meter field at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Lyn, 16, placed 6th overall in Heat 5 of Friday’s (12 October) 100-meter women’s field with a time of 13.15s. She followed that Monday with a first place finish in 12.71s. The Carifta medalist would finish 26th overall in a field of 42 athletes.

Rankin, 17, placed 5th overall in Heat 2 of Friday’s 100-meter field clocking in at 11.33s. He followed that Monday with a personal best of 10.83s, good for seventh overall and 22nd among 38 athletes.

Both sprinters were given a second race in a second stage to create a combined overall score in a new qualification rule.

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Jordan Armenise

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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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