Cayman in volleyball circuit

| 07/04/2009

(CNS): After a very successful tournament here in Cayman organized by the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation, a male Beach Volleyball team of Kirk Rankin (Shervin) and Olney Thompson (OT) will leave Cayman to compete in follow-up tournaments in the NORCECA Circuit through June 2009.Shervin and OT hope to accumulate adequate points to succeed in being granted a wild card to compete in the Inaugural Caribbean Games 2009 being held in Trinidad & Tobago in July.

According to a release from the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee, other teams competing at the Caribbean Games include Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis, and Trinidad.

The CIOC is sponsoring these athletes to attend the upcoming tournament in the Dominican Republic and has provided the athletes with competition gear to use in the Circuit tournaments. The committee said they wish Shervin and OT the best in competition and trust that they will be able to be a part of the Cayman Team to participate at the inaugural Caribbean Games in Trinidad, 12 – 19 July 2009.

Dates Hosting Country and City Competition Division
8-April-13 Boca Chica, Dom. Rep. III NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit M/W
13-May-18 Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico III NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit M/W
20-May-25 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico III NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit M/W
27-May/june-1 Pachuca. Mexico III NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit M/W
3-June-8 Verascruz, Mexico III NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit M/W
17-Jun-22 Trinidad & Tobago(Port Spain) III NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit M/W
24-June-29 Jamaica III NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit M/W


Photo: (L-R) Olney Thompson, Donald McLean (CIOC President) and Shervin Rankin.

 

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