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CARIFTA Official Responds To Social Media Backlash

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A social media war erupting between track and field lovers following this year’s CARIFTA Games over what some claimed was an unorganized event. 

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A social media war erupting between track and field lovers following this year’s CARIFTA Games over what some claimed was an unorganized event. 

Backlash was seen over social media from international track and field fans calling out this year’s CARIFTA Games

One of the things called into question was the races themselves as well as false starts, disqualifications, reruns, and incorrect medal presentations. 

There was also confusion surrounding the 4×100 under-20 Boys relay. 

Competition Director for the games David Charlton clearing the air on exactly why the Bahamian team was not disqualified.

Now this incident along with a decision to re-run the race the following day causing widespread criticism over social media and causing some international fans to call the games biased towards Bahamian athletes. 

Charlton explaining officials, jury members, and committee members that make decisions like these were made up of international personnel, not just Bahamians.

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