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Belize veterans claim 5 Golds at Central American Master Athletics Championship in Costa Rica

SportsBelize veterans claim 5 Golds at Central American Master Athletics Championship in Costa Rica

Photo: (l to r) Lawrence Craig, Cuthbert Burrell, Fred Evans, Daland Jones and Leopold Lamb

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 14, 2022

The XXIII Central American Masters Athletics Championships was held in San José Costa Rica from 3rd – 6th November, 2022. A total of 695 Master Athletes registered for the events, and 21 countries participated. The Belize delegation was made up of 5 Master Athletes from BAMA (Belize Association of Master Athletics).

Despite the threat of Hurricane Lisa, the determined team made it to San Jose, Costa Rica and returned to Belize with a total of 13 medals – 5 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze. Below are the individual athletes and their achievements.

Fred Evans, M78 – Gold in Discus, Javelin and Shotput.

Daland Jones, M65 – Silver in Discus & Shotput, and Bronze in Javelin.

Lawrence Craig, M60 – Gold in High Jump & Shotput, and Bronze in Triple Jump.

Cuthbert Burrell, M50 – Silver in Long Jump.

Leopold Lamb, M45 – Bronze in Discus, Javelin and Shotput.

Our aim is to have a larger delegation of Master Athletes from Belize to compete in the 2023 Central American Masters Athletics Championship.

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