Monday 23 June- Port.of.Spain
The Lord Harris Square located opposite to the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee(TTOC) Olympic House on Abrecromby Street was transformed into a bright and colourful field of dreams for children from various primary schools this morning as the TTOC celebrated Olympic day .
From the time the 2014 Olympic Day celebrations was official opened by TTOC Executive member Wendell Constantine the children enjoyed the opportunity to play traditional games such as marbles, footsie, hop scotch, draughts and checkers. They also participated in Tai Chi .
London 2012 Olympic gold medallist Keshorn Walcott along with Mikhel Thomas , Ayanna Alexander and Commonwealth Games hockey player Pat Borneo, Youth Olympians Abigail Affoo, Malika Davidson and Chelsi Ward took time off from their busy schedule to spend time with the youngsters .
TTOC secretary general Annette Knott said the decision to try something new by moving the Olympic day celebration to the actual day(23 June) proved to be a success.
With the Olympic House transformed into a museum including Olympic themed video presentations children enjoyed learning about the Olympic history and this country's Olympians .
TTOC partners ScotiaBank, Guardian Group, BpTT , Adidas, Lisa along with Olympic Solidarity and the Port of Spain City Corporation supported the event.