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Barbados names 29 for Pan Am Games

PETRA GOODING,

Added 01 July 2015

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Hurdlers Shane Brathwaite (left) and Greggmar Swift are in the Barbados team for the Pan Am Games. (FP)

TWENTY-NINE ATHLETES have been selected to represent Barbados at the upcoming Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada.

Athletics makes up the bulk of athletes with 14 while swimming and tennis have three persons each.

Badminton and shooting will be represented by two athletes each while there will be one competitor in boxing, equestrian, golf, triathlon and weightlifting.

The Pan Am Games will be held from July 10 to 26.

Athletics – Levi Cadogan, Ramon Gittens, Shane Brathwaite, Greggmar Swift, Mario Burke, Burkhart Ellis, Nicholas Deshong, Sonia Gaskin, Tia-Adana Belle, Akela Jones, Nadia Cummins, Kierre Beckles, Sade Sealy, Sada Williams.pan-am-games-logo

Swimming – Lani Cabrera, Christopher Courtis, Alex Sobers.

Tennis – Darian King, Seanon Williams, Haydn Lewis.

Badminton – Dakeil Thorpe, Sabrina Scott

Shooting – Michelle Elliot, Michael Maskell

Triathlon – Jason Wilson

Weightlifting – Brien Best

Boxing – Adrian Biscette

Golf – James Johnson

Equestrian – Emily Kinch

Management Team – Esther Maynard (Chef de Mission), Glyne Clarke (Team Manager), Sharon Coppin (Massage Therapist), Marita Mashall (Physio), Carl Ward (Doctor). (PG)

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