Antigua and Barbuda names team to Inaugural Caribbean Games to be held in Guadeloupe, 29th June – 3rd July 2022

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Antigua and Barbuda National Olympic Committee announces its team for the inaugural Caribbean Games to be held in Guadeloupe, 29th June – 3rd July 2022. Antigua and Barbuda national athletes will compete in three sporting disciplines, namely, Athletics, Swimming and Cycling.

The team will be headed by Chef de Mission, ABNOC 2nd Vice President, Thomas Greenaway. Mr. Greenaway comes with a wealth of experience who recently completed a successful mission at the recently held Pan AM Junior Games, Columbia.

The 8-member team comprises of the following athletes, officials and disciplines:

Athletics

Barak Matthew – 100m

Taeco O’Garro – Long and triple Jump (ABNOC Flagbearer )

Sheldon Noble – Long and triple Jump

Kesswin Anthony – Team Manager

Swimming

Tivon Benjamin

Jadon Williaez

Olivia Fuller

Arianna John

Nelson Molina-Fojo – Team Manager

Cycling

Emmanuel Gayral – Road Race (Individual Time Trial and Mass start Road Race)

St. Clair Williams – Team Manager

Antigua and Barbuda will be represented in first GIGA’GAMES CANOC ESPORTS SERIES. The eSports competition which will run parallel Caribbean Games and will run from 29th June to 3rd July 2022.

29 Caribbean Olympic Committees will be united around the largest Caribbean multi-sport event through 7 traditional sports disciplines, and for the first time an associated international E-Sport component associated with the GIGA’GAMES CANOC ESPORTS SERIES Guadeloupe 2022, under the aegis of the Giga’Games Federation Guadeloupe of eSport and its international event.

The eAthletes will compete in the following events:

Glenmoore Fabian (Antigua Grammar School – 16 yrs)

Dimetre Leitch (Ottos Comprehensive School – 16 yrs)

Elijah James – Team Manager (Coach – Antigua and Barbuda eSports Club)

Both eAthletes will be competing in the Master Disciplines

Tekken (Martial Arts versus Sport)
WindJammers2 (Frisbee Sport)
Forza Horizon 5 (Car Racing Sport)
Just Dance Unlimited (Health Sport)

Antigua and Barbuda Esports is an initiative of the American Corner Antigua supported by the US Embassy Bridgetown that helps Antigua and Barbuda students (13 – 17 years old) to explore emerging STEM/STEM technologies while helping to improve their personal and professional development by installing values in leadership, business, cooperation, trust and shared decision making through ESPORTS.

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