Brathwaite queries sports plan
What is the plan for sports?
This is the question former world champion Ryan Brathwaite is posing to local authorities in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) halting several planned sporting events.
Brathwaite, who won the gold medal in the 110-metre hurdles at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Germany, is calling for a national initiative to support local athletes during the global crisis.
“I am surprised that I haven’t heard a lot about the sports side and the effect here in Barbados. I know the Government officials are trying to help with the health side of it and making sure people are safe, but sports should have a strategic plan for the athletes transitioning from amateur to professional,” Brathwaite told Saturday Sport.
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