Trinidad and Tobago’s Khalifa St Fort’s bid for double Carifta gold ended yesterday at the Grenada Athletic Stadium in Grenada.
Tyriq Horsford (Signal Hill Sec) was the star of the opening morning of action of the 45th Carifta Games at the Grenada Athletic Stadium, Queen’s Park, Grenada, yesterday.
The Rio Olympic qualification of super heavyweight boxer Nigel Paul and Rower Felice Aisha Chow points the way for the recognition that late specialistation and talent identification are important aspects of a Long Term Athlete Development Programme.
Foreign-based athlete Aisha Chow, 38, became the first Trinidad and Tobago national to ever secure a berth for the red, white and black in the discipline of rowing after qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Khalifa St Fort turned in a dominant performance to win gold in the Girls U20 100m dash on Saturday night at the 2016 CARIFTA Games, St Georges, Grenada.
Trinidad and Tobago’s female rower Felice Aisha Chow has become the latest national athlete to qualify for the Olympic Games in Brazil later this year.