Former Miss World, Giselle Laronde-West, won a bronze medal in Jakarta, Indonesia at the 12 Shoto-kan Karate International Federation (SKIF) world championships, held August 26–28, 2016. Forty-six countries participated, with approximately 900 competitors in 63 categories. Giselle competed against seven others in her kata division, placing third, behind two Italians.
TRINIDAD and Tobago para-athlete, Akeem Stewart, proved the sport of men’s javelin may be this nation’s most lucrative discipline on the world stage as he powered to Paralympic gold (F44) with two mesmerising world record-breaking throws on debut as day-three of the 2016 edition which launched off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, yesterday.
An Extraordinary General Assembly of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) is due to take place in Doha on November 17, insidethegames has been told, although elections to select a new President will not be held there and are set to be delayed until next February.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Trinidad and Tobago's Akeem Stewart wrote his name into the record books again yesterday, breaking his own javelin world record twice to clinch gold in the F43 javelin event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Congratulations to Akeem Stewart on his tremendous world record breaking Rio 2016 Paralympic Javelin Gold medal.