Tajarie, Leroy and Laquiana included in SKN Team to represent the Federation at the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games
Published: Saturday 15th July, 2017
By: T. Chapman
SKN PULSE – Tajarie Arthurton, Leroy Chapman and Laquiana Daniel have been selected as part of the St. Kitts and Nevis National Team to represent the Federation at the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games scheduled for July 19th to 23rd, in Nassau, Bahamas.
The three rising Nevisian athletes will join six Kittitians as they journey to the Bahamas to represent their country. The full team comprises of:
Namibia Clavier – 400m, Aliah Vanterpool – 400mH, Laquiana Daniel – Shot Put, Tajarie Arthurton – 100m, Dimetre Browne – 200m, Jahnaza Francis – 400mH, Leroy Chapman – 800m, Drusan Henry – 500m, Travis Warner – Shot Put
Coach: Roatter Johnson
Athletics Team Manager: Timothy Morton
Chef de Mission Jessica: St. Luce-Warner.
The team will also compete in the mixed 4x100m and 4x400m relays.
Fresh off their Kenyan tour where they participated in the 2017 (IAAF) World Under 18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, Dimetre Browne, Tajarie Aurthurton, and Jahnaza Francis would be looking to redeem themselves respectively.
This year’s edition of the Common Wealth Youth Games is being described as the largest ever and will feature 1300 athletes aged 14-18 from various nations/territories, (70).