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:
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:
Israel Malik Duncan and Saphhire Mercedes Lynne Jackson: softball throw
LaToya Kaychelle Charles: 100m and 200m
Tershana Tempro: 200m
Gary Boodoo and Alicia Khan and partners Kenrick Baksh and Michaelline Hosein: Unified Sports Doubles
Aaliyah Harrigin; Level CI – English Working Trails
Aaron Ali: Level BI – English Working Trails and Level BI – Dressage
Damien Marquis: Squat, Bench Press, Combined Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift
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