Athletes head to Mexico to fly flag for Cayman

| 14/11/2014

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Olympic committee said a national sports team will be leaving Cayman this weekend to compete at the Veracruz 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Mexico. Some 15 athletes and swimmers as well as the men’s and women’s rugby seven’s teams will be taking part in the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation multi-sport event. The sports delegation is headed up by the Chef de Mission Trent Christie and his deputy Janet Sairsingh. Athlete include Ashleigh Nalty, Carlos Morgan, Kemar Hyman and Ronald Forbes along with their coaches and managers while  Olney Thompson and Keith Higgins will compete in beach volley ball and Tafari Ebanks (left) will take to the boxing ring.

Alexander Frazer, Cameron Stafford, Julian Jervis, Marlene West will be hoping to get a good result in squash while Andreas McDermot, Florence Allan and Jesse Jackson will be hoping its smooth sailing. Catriona MacRae is the only swimmer heading to Mexico from Cayman but both the men’s and women’s rugby seven’s teams will be ‘trying’ for some medals.

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