Caribbean Well Represented at Youth Olympic Games

The Caribbean will be well represented at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Several Caribbean youth will compete in this event of which takes place on Jinniu Lake in Nanjing, China, from August 18 to 23.

  • BVI: Sam Morrell
  • Dominican Republic: Celeste Lugtmeijer
  • St Lucia: Luc Chevrier
  • Trinidad & Tobago: Abigail Affoo
  • USVI: Scott McKenzie and Paige Clarke

Puerto Rican Laser sailor Juan ‘Juanky’ Perdomo, who won a Gold medal at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship last year in Cyprus, has been named an Athlete Role Model for this summer’s YOG. Perdomo will play a key role in supporting, mentoring and offering advice to the 100 young sailors who will be competing.