National sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye created history yesterday when she won this country’s first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games with a stunning performance in the Women’s 100m final at the Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast, Australia.
XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia
Trinidad and Tobago's National Champion Michelle Lee Ahye was crowned the fastest woman in the Commonwealth after crossing the finish line in 11.14 seconds in the Women's 100m Final. It makes for double celebration as she turns 26 tomorrow (April 10th).
Trinidad and Tobago earned it’s first medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after Dylan Carter won Silver in the Men’s 50m Butterfly at Optus Aquatic Centre on Friday 6 April.
“Simply, I really enjoy what I do. As an extension, officiating has given me the opportunity to interact with people, all kinds, from different parts of the world. It has given me the opportunity to be exposed to different cultures and to observe, learn and bring back those experiences to my roles as an administrator, player and even employee”.
Oh what a night! Opening night of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia was fantastic for many reasons, not least because the local contingent was able to show off the uniquely flavoured T&T culture.
The Gold Coast got a taste of ‘Trini’ Carnival during the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia on April 4th.
Top female sprinter Michelle Lee Ahye has been named as the flagbearer for Team Trinidad and Tobago for tomorrow’s (April 4th) Opening Ceremony of the XXI edition of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.