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29 for Pan Am Games


29 for Pan Am Games

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WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPION Akela Jones and Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Shane Brathwaite will lead a team of 29 athletes to the XVII Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada from July 10 – 26.

Barbados have never won a gold medal at the Pan Am Games but hopes are high that the 20-year-old Jones could end that barren run in either the heptathlon or the high jump.

Brathwaite, the only Barbadian to win a medal (bronze) at last year’s Commonwealth Games in Scotland, is after more hardware in the men’s 110 metres hurdles.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.