St Lucia’s Levern Spencer topped a podium of Caribbean athletes in the women’s high jump at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru on Thursday.

Spencer jumped 1.87 metres to get the better of Antigua and Barbuda’s Priscilla Frederick, who cleared the same height, but lost out on count back.

The bronze medal also went to an athlete from the Caribbean as, Jamaica’s Kimberley Williamson leapt to 1.84 metres for third, beating the season’s best of another St Lucia athlete Jeanelle Anna Scheper.

Scheper also leaped 1.84 and was better than Brazil’s Valdileia Martins on count back.

Jamaica’s Latoya Hanson did not start.

Jamaica’s Danielle Williams was the only Caribbean winner at the Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday.

Jamaica’s Natoya Goule races South Africa’s Caster Semenya in what could be the biggest race on the opening day of the Diamond League meeting in Doha Qatar on Friday.

St. Lucia’s Levern Spencer won gold in the final of the women’s high jump at the 2018 NACAC Senior Championships in Toronto, Canada on Friday.

Levern Spencer won the Women’s high jump at the 2018 CAC Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on Thursday to hand St. Lucia its first medal of the Games.

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