This is according to the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA).
"While preparing for competition, Hodge experienced a slight ankle roll, which caused some discomfort. Withdrawal from the events was done as a precaution from risking further injury," the BVIAA stated today, April 9, 2023.
Hodge won the gold medal in the 100m, 200m and Long Jump events at the 2022 Carifta Games in Jamaica.
Word reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that Virgin Islands (VI) sprinter, Adaejah T. Hodge will no longer compete in the U20 100m race at the 2023 Carifta Games being held at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau Bahamas.