News - Central American and Caribbean Games

The Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games took place from July 17 – August 1, 2010 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

TEAM PARTICIPATION

The Trinidad and Tobago contingent amounted to three hundred and twenty (329) persons.
This was comprised of two hundred and thirty-three (233) athletes and ninety-six (96) officials, including medical and administrative staff.

The following table gives details on the Trinidad and Tobago delegation for the CAC Games:

NOS

SPORT

NO OF ATHLETES

NO OF OFFICIALS

1

Aquatics

Swimming

Waterpolo

 

10

13

 

3

2

2

Archery

7

2

3

Athletics

28

10

4

Badminton

7

2

5

Basketball (Women)

12

4

6

Boxing

5

2

7

Canoe/Kayak

2

1

8

Cycling

8

4

9

Equestrian

1

4

10

Football (Women)

18

6

11

Gymnastics

1

2

12

Hockey

32

8

13

Judo

1

1

14

Karate

8

3

15

Rugby

12

3

16

Sailing

6

1

17

Shooting

8

2

18

Squash

8

2

19

Table Tennis

8

3

20

Taekwondo

6

2

21

Tennis

4

1

22

Volleyball

24

7

 

Volleyball (Beach)

4

2

 

Medical

-

15

 

Administration

-

4

 

TOTALS

233

96

The local women’s table tennis team of France-based Rheann Chung, new national champion Catherine Spicer, and Brittany Joseph suffered defeat in both their Women’s Team matches when the 23rd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games began in Barranquilla, Colombia, yesterday.

Read more: Chung shines but T&T comes up short

I have at my own expense attended every Carifta Games since 1994 (save 2004 and 2013) and one thing stands out. It is the fact that the countries with a strong tradition of inter-schools competition at the secondary level are consistently at the top of the medals table.

Read more: Inter-school athletics competitions crucial

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