President Paula-Mae Weekes yesterday lauded the achievement of Trinidad and Tobago’s latest Commonwealth gold medallist Jereem Richards. The 24 year old won gold in the men’s 200m final as action continued at the Carrara Stadium in the Gold Coast, Australia. “Congratulations Jereem Richards. The country is once again bathed in golden light thanks to your magnificent victory in the Commonwealth Games 200m men’s final. This is the first time since 1966 that Trinidad and Tobago athletes have won multiple gold medals at the Commonwealth Games - Michelle-Lee Ahye’s historic Women’s 100m final gold medal and now Jereem’s,” she said.
THE people of Point Fortin were in a celebratory mood yesterday as they marked the victory of one of their own. TT’s Jereem Richards, 24, grabbed a gold medal in the Men’s 200m final at the Commonwealth Games held in Australia. It was the second gold medal won for TT at the games. The first was taken by sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye in the women’s 100m final.
Trinidad and Tobago's Jereem Richards took the men’s 200 metres title following Zharnel Hughes’ disqualification in the Commonwealth Games as Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller-Uibo won the women's title from from a high-class field here today.
There is a breath of fresh air blowing through the T&T camp out at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia and it continued yesterday as Jereem Richards made his first appearance at the event with victory in his preliminary 200 metres heat in which he record a time of 20.33 seconds to advance to today’s semifinals, carded for 7.06 am (TT time).
There was a "Roar" and with it came Michelle-Lee Ahye, who soared above all in winning the Commonwealth Games Women’s 100 metres title in Gold Coast, Australia, yesterday.
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.
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).
MICHELLE-LEE Ahye, Reyare Thomas and Khalifa St Fort will line up today, from 7.50 am (TT time) in the women’s 100-metre final, at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, currently taking place in the Gold Coast, Australia.
Trinidad and Tobgao's female sprinters made history today (Sunday 8th) at the Carrara Stadium after all three women qualified for the Women's 100m Final.
Swimmer Dylan Carter yesterday restored pride and joy to T&T.
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.