Whatley strikes gold twice at CAC Games

first_imgGuyana’s four-member team that competed at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships copped two gold medals and a bronze as the competition wrapped up on Sunday night in Mexico.Selvon Bruce Whatley claimed gold in the Masters and middleweight categories while Emmerson Campbell accounted for the bronze in the Men’s Physique.Selvon Whatley celebrates with the Golden Arrowhead after winning gold at the CAC Games Body Building ChampionshipsThe other members of the team, Caerus Cipriani (Men’s Physique) and Alisha Fortune (Body Fitness) were not able to secure podium finishes at the 45th edition of the championships.Cipriani fell just short of the podium, finishing fourth in his class (under 182cm) of six while Fortune was unable to make it to the final six after pre-judging.After the weekend’s outing, Whatley’s medal count doubled, as he added to the gold and silver he won in the 2016 CAC Games in the Dominican Republic.The annual fixture was cancelled last year following the hurricanes that ravaged parts of the Caribbean and the earthquakes in Mexico.Meanwhile, it was the second CAC medal for Campbell, a three-time and reigning national physique champion. At his last outing, he finished with the silver medal in his class.Campbell thanked Fitness Express, the National Sports Commission/Ministry of Social Cohesion, Bounty Farm Ltd, the local bodybuilding federation, and others for making his participation a success.The 46th edition of the event is scheduled for Puerto Rico in 2019.last_img read more