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Athletics: McKenzie gold tops NACAC Age Championships

Under-13 pentathlete Aimee McKenzie led the way for five amateur track and field athletes representing the Cayman Islands at the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Under-13 and Under -15 Championships held 26-27 July at the Estadio Jorge “Magico” Gonzalez in San Salvador, El Salvador.

The Mustang Track Club standout leaped to a person best in the high jump clearing 1.43-metres to win gold in the event, placing 24th overall.

Also competing in the Under-13 Boys Pentathlon was both Anthony Chin Jr. and Michael Michelin. Chin Jr. leaped to a personal best in the long jump clearing 4.80-metres to place fifth overall in the event and 16th overall.

Michelin won heat two of the Under-13 1,000 metres in a time of 3:16.39 to finish 15th overall.

Competing in the Under-15 Heptathlon was Falcons Athletics Bradley Erksine Jr. won both silver in the shot put clearing 13.50-metres, and bronze in the men’s 80-metres with a time of 9.43 to place tenth overall.

Also competing in the Under-15 Heptathlon was Deneisha Taylor who set a new personal best in the high jump clearing 1.20-metres to finish 25th overall.

Medals were awarded to athletes who finished first through eighth.

View the results here.

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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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