first_imgLuan Gabriel. Photo credit: Facebook A sixteen year old student of the Isaiah Thomas Secondary School has made her country proud by capturing a gold medal at the 2012 CARIFTA games which ended in Bermuda on Monday.Luan Gabriel of Bioche placed first in the 200 Metres Race for Girls Under 17 finishing in 24.35 seconds, defeating Jamaicans Saqukine Cameron in 24.51 seconds and Aneka Bissett who finished in 24.79 seconds.In the preliminary round Gabriel ran 24.09 seconds securing a position in the finals.This gold medal is Gabriel’s second win as she captured a bronze medal in the CARIFTA 2011 games.The National Youth Council of Dominica has commended Gabriel on her achievement noting that her dedication “is a reminder that to achieve we need to continually be in practice”.The press release from the Council further states that Gabriel is “a sports ambassador today as some will for the first time hear of our lovely nature isle”.“Luan is a hard worker, an intelligent young lady and she leaves us with the hunger for more, excitement!! What’s next for Luan? Congratulations to Dominica, the community of Bioche, to the Isaiah Thomas Secondary School, her coach Nabi Wallace, her Mother and family, Hats of to you Luan. We are proud”. Meanwhile, 14 year old Shanie Angol captured a bronze medal after placing 3rd in the Girls Under 17 Javelin throwing 35.71 metres. Dominica Vibes News 159 Views   2 comments Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img LocalNewsSports Luan Gabriel makes Dominica proud at 2012 CARIFTA games by: – April 10, 2012 Share Sharelast_img read more