Agboola Silverthorne is on the TT rugby sevens team headed for the CAC Games.

MANAGER of TT men’s rugby sevens team, Curtis Nero, says his team’s homework has been done and they are ready for the challenge at the Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. The national men will leave for Colombia on Saturday, with the men’s competition running for two days. Group matches start on Wednesday, followed by the playoff matches on Thursday.

Read more: TT rugby men ready for CAC challenge

T&T men’s cycling sprint team from left, Nicholas Paul, Njisane Phillip and Kwesi Browne sporting their gold medals won during yesterday’s sprint event.

T&T men’s Team Sprint trio of teenager, Nicholas Paul, Kwesi Browne and two-time Olympian Njisane Phillip doubled this country’s gold medal tally to two at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Sporting Organisation (CACSO) Games continued in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday.

Read more: Cycling sprints to gold

I have at my own expense attended every Carifta Games since 1994 (save 2004 and 2013) and one thing stands out. It is the fact that the countries with a strong tradition of inter-schools competition at the secondary level are consistently at the top of the medals table.

Read more: Inter-school athletics competitions crucial

T&T swimmer - Dylan Carter

It was so close as T&T cyclist Teniel Campell was edged out of climbing the podium when the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Sporting Organisation (CACSO) Games continued in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday.

Read more: Campbell misses out on historic cycling medal

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

The local women’s table tennis team of France-based Rheann Chung, new national champion Catherine Spicer, and Brittany Joseph suffered defeat in both their Women’s Team matches when the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games began in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday.

Read more: Chung shines but T&T comes up short
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