12.02.18



The world class 2nd Annual Grenada Invitational Track & Field Meet will be held on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium in St George's as part of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Area Permit Meet Series.


The Inaugural Grenada Invitational was held on Saturday April 8, 2017. More than 100 athletes competed in the event which was televised on US Sports Network ESPN. It attracted top track & field athletes from 26 nations around the world. Athletes such as, Kirani James, Asafa Powell, Kim Collins, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Lashawn Merritt, Justin Gatlin, Felicia Brown, Ashley Spencer, Michelle-Lee Ahye, Kurt Felix and others. View the ESPN wrap up of 2017 Grenada Invitational by Lewis Johnson and Ato Boldon.





This year's event will also feature a number of local and international athletes, as they continue to show keen interest in participating in the event. World 100m champion Justin Gatlin (American) was among the first headline athletes to confirm his participation in the 2018 Grenada Invitational. Among the other countries showing interest, new entrant Cuba is planning to send a large contingent of athletes.


The most recent athletes to confirm participation are American female shot putter Jeneva Stevens, Cuban long jumper Maykel Masso, American 400m hurdle champion Quincy Downing, Cuban high jumper Yorgelis Rodriguez, Jamaican quarter-miler Dominique Blake, American 100m runner Barbara Pierre, triple jumpers - Caroline Ehrhardt and Divya Biswal from Canada, Liadagmis Povea from Cuba and Ana Tima from Dominican Republic.


You won't want to miss seeing these world class athletes as they go head to head in the quest to become the best of the best. Come and see the pure talent exhibited from athletes with pure determination and experience the pure excitement of rivalry and achievement, in Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean. Get your tickets on the Grenada invitational website.


GreenzCove Apartments provides fully furnished, comfortable and affordable apartments to make your stay a pleasant and even more memorable one. With a view of the stadium from some of our apartments and just a few minutes away, you won't miss any of the action. Be sure to book now to secure your accommodation while they are available.





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