News - Central American and Caribbean Games

The Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games took place from July 17 – August 1, 2010 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

TEAM PARTICIPATION

The Trinidad and Tobago contingent amounted to three hundred and twenty (329) persons.
This was comprised of two hundred and thirty-three (233) athletes and ninety-six (96) officials, including medical and administrative staff.

The following table gives details on the Trinidad and Tobago delegation for the CAC Games:

NOS

SPORT

NO OF ATHLETES

NO OF OFFICIALS

1

Aquatics

Swimming

Waterpolo

 

10

13

 

3

2

2

Archery

7

2

3

Athletics

28

10

4

Badminton

7

2

5

Basketball (Women)

12

4

6

Boxing

5

2

7

Canoe/Kayak

2

1

8

Cycling

8

4

9

Equestrian

1

4

10

Football (Women)

18

6

11

Gymnastics

1

2

12

Hockey

32

8

13

Judo

1

1

14

Karate

8

3

15

Rugby

12

3

16

Sailing

6

1

17

Shooting

8

2

18

Squash

8

2

19

Table Tennis

8

3

20

Taekwondo

6

2

21

Tennis

4

1

22

Volleyball

24

7

 

Volleyball (Beach)

4

2

 

Medical

-

15

 

Administration

-

4

 

TOTALS

233

96

T&T’s women cyclists, golden girl Teneil Campbell, right, and compatriot Alexi Acosta following yesterday’s Points Race event at the CAC Games in Colombia.

Cyclist Teneil Campbell capped of her debut at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games with a gold medal ride in the women’s Road Race (99 km) in Barraquilla, Colombia, yesterday.

Read more: GOLDEN CAMPBELL

T&T’s Mickell Pierre, left, scored the equaliser for the national team against Mexico in the semifinals of the men’s hockey competition at the CAC Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday after the scores were tied 1-1 at the end of regulation. T&T went under to Mexico, 4-2 in a penalty-strokes shoot-out.

This country’s men’s hockey team was beaten in their semifinal in controversial fashion by Mexico, 4-2 in a penalty-strokes shoot-out after a 1-1 deadlock at 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games at the Complejo Pibe Valderrama, Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday.

Read more: Calypso Stickmen ousted in controversial shoot-out

Shamfa Cudjoe, Sports Minister (left) holds one of Dylan Carter’s five medals that he earned at the CAC Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. Cudjoe met the TT swim team upon their return home at the VIP Lounge, Piarco International Airport yesterday.

TT swimmers look ahead to 2020 Olympics…

Read more: Carter: We must adopt never say die attitude

T&T’s Nicholas Paul

T&T’s Nicholas Paul officially stamped his name as the future of local cycling when he sped to his third gold medal at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, last night.

Read more: PAUL GOLDEN AGAIN

T&T’s Nicholas Paul who won gold in men’s sprints by beating the reigning World Keirin champion Colombian and hometown favourite Fabian Puerta last night.

Teenage wheelman, Nicholas Paul pedalled to his second gold medal at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, last night.

Read more: Paul pedals to sprint gold

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