After the NGC/Sagicor NAAA National Senior Championships held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, last weekend.
The first ever gender equal TTOC Executive is an important step forward if the TTOC’s Future is Female initiative is to be taken seriously.
Trinidad and Tobago has been competing in Olympic Sporting Competitions since the 1930’s, but to date a Team TTO sportswoman has never mounted the podium. During the same period, no female athlete has ever won a commonwealth Gold medal.
The Advanced Sport Management Course Alumni of Trinidad and Tobago (ASMC Alumni) was officially launched following its first Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections on March 11th 2017. The ASMC is made up of various coaches, former athletes and sport enthusiasts who are graduates of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) Advanced Sport Management Courses.
Trinidad and Tobago international swimmer Dylan Carter and cyclist Teniel Campbell, the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively, reminisced on the most tumultuous year of their sporting careers—after being toasted by the TTOC at its Annual Awards Gala on 29 December, which was held virtually for the first time.
By Cherisse Moe
Top athletes, swimmer Dylan Carter, and cyclist Teniel Campbell, who copped this year’s Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) coveted Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards, respectively, admit that they had to overcome many hurdles, in what can be described as the most tumultuous year of their sporting careers, due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, which has changed every aspect of life, including sport.