Members of Team T&T’s Boys and Girls 11-12 squad

...Wilson wins special trophy for 200/400m double: Team Trinidad and Tobago replicated their 2017 fourth-place finish on the back of a strong 11-12 performance as the four-day 2018 Carifta Aquatics Championships concluded Tuesday night at the National Aquatic Centre in Kingston, Jamaica.

Zarek Wilson, named the high point trophy winner for the Boys 11-12 age-group, won two golds on the night, bringing his four-day tally to nine gold and a silver from ten events. He helped Team TTO to second spot in the medal table ­after a night when they collected 11 medals on the final night Tuesday (three gold, seven silver, one bronze), to finish with 45 medals (19 gold, 19 silver, seven bronze).

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