The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee would like to extend congratulations to the Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) Badminton team on their performance at Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) 2015. The TTO Badminton team returned home last weekend after concluding the Championships in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic which took place from the 26th – 30th August 2015.
In the junior category, Team Trinidad and Tobago tied for the bronze medal with Barbados behind 1st place Dominican Republic and 2nd place Jamaica. In the senior division Jamaica took the first place spot and Dominican Republic coming in second with TTO finishing in 3rd place with Barbados.
Tournament highlights for Team TTO was Travis Sinanan, Double Crown winner in Boys Singles Under 11 and Mixed Doubles Under 11 with a partner from Suriname. As well as Jada Renales who walked away with the most medals for TTO earning 1 team and 3 Individual medals.
In addition, TTO’s senior women (Solangel Guzman, Leanna Castanda and Avril Plaza- Marcelle) all earned medals at the Individual Championships where Solangel Guzman was able to retain her title as Caribbean Singles Queen.
The overall medal count is as follows:
Junior - Bronze
Senior - Bronze
Gold - 2.5
Silver - 4
Bronze – 8