The Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association has set up two teams of athletes to participate at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018, is an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that will be held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, between 4 and 15 April 2018.
The first team of athletes left on Sunday, April 1, 2018, the total delegation consisted of 15 athletes and three coaches that will participate in four events at the Commonwealth Games, those events are Athletics, Cycling, Table Tennins and the Triathalon. This year two of San Pedro’s very own are part of the Belize delegation; Brandon Santos (triathlon athlete) and Kent ‘Bob’ Gabourel (triathlon coach).
Other athletes representing Belize in the Athletics are Samantha Dirks, Katy Sealy, Shaun Gill, Brandon Jones along with Coach- Denis Costello and Delegate – Jaheed Smith. The contingent for cycling includes Alicia Thompson, Edgar Arana Giovanni Lovell and Oscar Quiroz along with Coach – Perry Gibson. Representing for Table Tennis is Devesh Hukmani, Rohit Pagarani, Terry Su and Coach – Gabriel Guererro.
“The Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association is pleased to have worked with the National Federations in preparing the team to represent and make Belize proud,” – stated the association. Best wishes to the Belize Team especially our home boys Brandon and Kent! Make us proud!