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Department of Sports Have Your Say Series

Local News 20 Mar, 2023 Follow News

Kyra Rabess

Rachell Pascal

YaNelli Dawkins

Brianna Smith

Jaden Francis

During March we will be publishing a list of women who are involved in sports in Cayman Islands


Our Fifteenth  person in the Series is:

Kyra Rabess

Competing from Age 11

Gold Silver & Bronze CARIFTA Games

Gold Silver & Bronze Islands Games 2019

Finalist Junior Pan-American Games 2021

Gold & Silver Caribbean Games in Guadeloupe

Competed at the Commonwealth Games 2022


“No matter how hard it physically gets, it will make you a mentally stronger person”. I #EmbraceEquity


Our Fourteenth person in the Series is:

Rachell  Pascal

Only medalist in the 2019 Carifta Games held in the Cayman Islands.

1st in the Under 18-Under 20 World Championships Games - Costa Rica 2021

Top 8 with fourth place in AAU in Orlando 2022

U20 Javelin - CARIFTA 2023


“I am thankful to my father and brother, who have always encouraged and supported me in every aspect of my life not only my athletic journey.  I thank them both and the many others;  men, and women especially... who have paved the way so athletes like myself, continue to get opportunities we do today”. I #EmbraceEquity!


Our twelfth person in the Series is:

YaNelli Dawkins

Cayman Islands - 2023 CARIFTA Team Captain

U20 Discus & Shot Put


As women we must believe in our infinite potential. The sky is not the limit! I #EmbraceEquity.


Our thirteenth person in the Series is:

Brianna Smith

Cayman Islands - 2023 CARIFTA Team Vice Captain

U20 Discus & Shot Put


There is no force more powerful than a WOMAN determined to rise. I #EmbraceEquity.


Our sixteenth  person in the Series is:

Jaden Francis

CARIFTA 2018 Bronze U17 4X100 RELAY

CARIFTA  finalist 2019 & 2022 in the 200M & 400M

Placed 4th in 800M

CARIFTA Team Captain & CO-Captain 2019 &2022

2020/2021 Season ALL AMERICAN

USATF LEVEL 1 COACH, NACAC Athletes Commission


“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” – Molière


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