House of Shotokan Karate students shine at Eagle Park Taekwondo Championships in Chetumal, Mexico
May 9, 2023
Man arraigned for murder on his 20th birthday
May 9, 2023

Belize’s athletes bring home 1 silver, 2 bronze medals from Central American Athletics (CADICA) Championships in Costa Rica

Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2023. 12:16 pm CST.

Photo Credit: Belize Athletics Association

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Belize’s athletes brought home one silver and two bronze medals from the Central American Athletics (CADICA) Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica, over the weekend.

According to the Belize Athletics Association, Brandon Jones was the star of the team, winning all three medals for Belize.

Jones claimed silver in the triple jump with a distance of 15.25 metres, only 0.27 metres behind the gold medalist from Guatemala, Fredy Lemus who jumped 15.52 m. Jones also earned bronze in the 100 metres sprint, tying with silver medalist Juan Carlos Rodriguez from El Salvador, with a time of 10.53 seconds. The gold medal was captured by Costa Rica’s Alexander Salazar, who clocked 10.50 seconds.

Brandon Jones (Far right) won bronze in the 100 m race at the CADICA Championships in Costa Rica. (Photo Credit: Costa Rica Athletics Federation – FECOA)

Jones’ third bronze medal came with Belize’s 4×100 metres relay team, which finished in 41.65 seconds. The other members of the team were Joas Mejia, Mark Anderson, and Gianni Jones. El Salvador won the event in 41.07 seconds, followed by Costa Rica in 41.61 seconds.

Other Belizean athletes who participated in the championships were Glenford Williams, who placed fifth in the 200 metres and Mark Anderson who was sixth. Mejia was seventh in the long jump.

Costa Rica were the overall winners claiming 43 medals, 16 gold, 16 silver, and 11 bronze. Panama were second with 23, including 11 gold, and Guatemala third with 27, including nine gold.


Belize 4×100 m relay team won bronze at the CADICA Championships in Costa Rica. (Photo Credit: BAA)


Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtіng@brеаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-612-0315.


© 2023, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.


  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • larry waight
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • cahal pech village resort
  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • Belmopan Aggregates