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TT Wins 56 Medals at Special Olympic World Games

The 15th Special Olympic World Games began on March 14th and concluded on March 21st. Trinidad and Tobago’s sportsmen and sportswomen did an impressive job!

The Life in Trinidad and Tobago team is proud to recognise and congratulate all our representatives who did Trinidad and Tobago proud! Thirty-One special athletes and 11 coaches were present on the TT entourage.

In total, the TT team racked up 56 medals:

19 GOLD

15 SILVER

22 BRONZE

Gold medals were won in the following categories: Athletics, Equestrian, Powerlifting, Swimming, and Bocce.

Team SOTT was brimming with pride and excitement as they arrived for the Games

Posted by Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday, March 9, 2019

Below are the gold medal winners:

Athletics

Israel Malik Duncan and Saphhire Mercedes Lynne Jackson: softball throw

LaToya Kaychelle Charles: 100m and 200m

Tershana Tempro: 200m

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Bocce

Gary Boodoo and Alicia Khan and partners Kenrick Baksh and Michaelline Hosein: Unified Sports Doubles

Equestrian

Aaliyah Harrigin; Level CI – English Working Trails

Aaron Ali: Level BI – English Working Trails and Level BI – Dressage

Powerlifting

Damien Marquis: Squat, Bench Press, Combined Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift

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Swimming

Donovan Garib: 100m freestyle and 4x50m freestyle relay

Melissa Nanan: 50 m freestyle

Nikoli Lalla: 4x50m freestyle relay

Trent Bethel: 25 m backstroke and 4x50m freestyle relay

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