(SKNOC PRESS RELEASE)
MEDIA RELEASE Basseterre, St Kitts – The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee will be sending a delegation of four (4) athletes and three (3) team officials to the XVII1 Pan American Games that will be held in Lima, Peru. All athletes are from the sport of Athletics/Track and Field and will be engaged in competition from Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th August 2019. The athletes are:
1. The 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games, silver medalist in the 100m, Mr. Jason Rogers.
2. Mr. Jermaine Francis, bronze medalist in the High Jump event at the 2018 Central America and Caribbean Games.
3. Finalist in the Women’s 100m event at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games, Ms. Shenel Crooke
4. Ms. Reanda Richards, the NCAA 4th ranked female in the 400m Hurdle event at the close of the 2019 collegiate season.
The team is led by Mr. Lester Hanley, Chef de Mission.
Mr. Lonzo Wilkinson travelled as the Athletics Head Coach and Dr. Dwain Archibald will serve as the Team’s Medical doctor. The Games Opening Ceremony will be held on Friday 26th July and the Closing Ceremony on Sunday August 11th 2019. The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee extends best wishes, safe travels and much success to team St Kitts and Nevis.