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Belizean athletes to XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00

The Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association, the sole authority for the Commonwealth Games in Belize, has announced on Thursday July 3, 2014, the names of the athletes and officials that will represent Belize at the XX Commonwealth Games scheduled for July 23 – August 3, 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Belizean Contingent is scheduled to leave the country on Sunday July 20, 2014, on Delta Airlines via Atlanta and Amsterdam before arriving in Glasgow on Monday July 21, at 11:30 am. While in Glasgow, Scotland, Team Belize along with the other 69 nations and territories will live in the Commonwealth Games Village that is built on a 35 hectare site on the north bank of the River Clyde, in the Dalmarnock area of Glasgow’s east end.

The athletes that will represent Belize in Athletics (Track and Field) are Kaina Martinez in the 100m and 200m events, Katy Sealy in the Heptathlon, Mark Anderson in the 100m and 200m events, Brandon Jones in the Men’s Long Jump and Triple Jump and Kenneth Medwood in the 400m Hurdles. The coach of the Athletics team is Fredrick Evans while the Delegate is Kay-De Vaughn.

In Cycling Belize will be represented by Joel Borland in the Men’s Individual Time Trial and the Men’s Road Race, Giovanni Lovell in the Men’s Individual Time Trial and the Men’s Road Race, Gregory Lovell in the Men’s Road Race and Ron Vazquez in the Men’s Road Race. The coach and delegate is Mr. Perry Gibson.

The lone athlete in Shooting (Trap) is Andrew Wigmore , while the coach and delegate is Andrew Castle.

The athlete representing in Triathlon is Bob Gabourel, while the coach and delegate is Giovanni Alamilla.

And in Table Tennis, the athlete is Tyrone Tun, while Tux Vasquez will double as coach and delegate.

The Flag-Bearer to the XX Commonwealth Games for Belize is Katy Sealy of Athletics. Sealy is the current Central American Gold Medalist in the Heptathlon Competition.

The Belizean Contingent is headed by chef-De-Mission Patrick Henry.