T&T tennis players Aidan Carter and Emma-Rose Trestrail got off to a successful start on the second day of action in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, Bahamas, yesterday.
Trinidad and Tobago Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Chef de Mission, Rheeza Grant has announced that Tyriq Horsford, treple CARIFTA Gold medallist in the Boy's Under 18 Javelin in 2015, 2016 and 2017 also broke the record each consecutive year, will have the honor of carrying the Trinidad and Tobago Flag and leading the Trinidad and Tobago delegation in tonight’s Opening Ceremony at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium, Bahamas.
“Give it your best,” said Jehue Gordon to the beaming faces of some of the 50 athletes that will be representing T&T at the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games at a send off function hosted by the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) in the VIP Lounge at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port-of-Spain.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin praised organisers of the Commonwealth Youth Games for their "tremendous" work and claimed the venues were "second to none" on the eve of the event here.
Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie has promised to deliver the best-ever edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games as organisers celebrate the One Year to Go milestone today.
Team Trinidad and Tobago will leave for Nassau, Bahamas tomorrow morning.