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Triathlon joins Carifta roster

JUSTIN MARVILLE, [email protected]

Triathlon joins Carifta roster

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MOVE OVER track and field, swimming and chess. You’ve got company.

Triathlon’s fast-rising ascension in the region has taken it to the CARIFTA ranks now, as Barbados is set to host the inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon and Aquathon Championships at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on October 7 and 8.

The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) executive broke the news yesterday via email after 11 regional triathlon federations met in Miami last weekend and voted unanimously for Barbados to stage the groundbreaking event.

“We’re very excited about it as this is something that as a federation we’ve been really driving towards for the last year and a half, two years, and we were able to stick with it. So now we’ve finally got to that stage where we see it is a reality,” said BFIT president Darren Treasure.


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