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Hamilton wins gold for Dominica in her final CARIFTA Games appearance

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Hamilton wins gold for Dominica in her final CARIFTA Games appearance

Treneese Hamilton. Photo credit: PLG Images Dominica’s star shot-putter, Treneese Hamilton, celebrated her final appearance at the CARIFTA Games by winning the gold medal in the Under-20 Girls event at the 2022 CARIFTA Games.

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Shot Put game  of the matches., Treneese Hamilton of Dominica won

The game was held on on Day 2, Sunday, April 17 at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Hamilton launched her best throw of 14.58m on her first attempt. She defeated Britannia Johnson of Jamaica who was able to manage a best throw of 14.19 m.

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Suriname’s Alicia Grootfaame placed third with a best throw of 12.97m.

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According to Associate Times, while expressing pleasure over her victory, Hamilton noted, “I am very blessed and happy with my performance as I got a chance to represent my country and put my entire efforts on the table, which is an example for my teammates who are in competition yet. I really wish that our team could become able to achieve other medals as they all are capable of winning a medal.”

This is the final time for Hamilton on the CARIFTA stage as she is now looking forward to represent Dominica at other international sporting events