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Special Olympics St Kitts and Nevis to participate in 2022 USA Games

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Special Olympics St Kitts and Nevis (SOSKN) will be sending a delegation of athletes, coaches and officials to represent the Federation at the upcoming Special Olympics 2022 USA Games which will be held in Orlando, Florida 5th to 12 June, 2022. The athletes will be competing in athletics, tennis, swimming and triathlon. The delegation is expected to depart the Federation on 4th June, 2022.

The athletes are: Xavier Laplace – Athletics
Kelvis Browne – Athletics
Josiah Lewis-Browne – Athletics
Shakir Stapleton -Tennis
Robert Liddie -Swimming & Triathlon

Other members of the Delegation:
Terri Andrews and Winston Crooke – Triathlon and Swimming Coaches
Patra Sinclair – Athletics Coach
Mary Nurse – Assistant Staff
Dr Duane Hendrickson – Medical Staff
Charles Morton – Assistant Head of Delegation

“Like most Special Olympics events, the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games will be bringing people together to shine as one. Our athletes and coaches are all excited to finally participate in sporting competition after a long period of restrictions in training and travel due to the pandemic said Ivor Blake, Head of Delegation and National Director of Special Olympics St Kitts and Nevis. “During the time in Orlando Florida, the athletes of Special Olympics Programs from the 50 states in the USA and those from the Caribbean including St Kitts and Nevis will be showcasing their talents in the various sport competitions, meeting other athletes, sharing in the magical environment of Disney and the many events during their time there. Our Special Olympics athletes display remarkable abilities not only on the field, but in all areas of life. By celebrating their dedication and perseverance, we become champions for a more inclusive world. A world where we all shine as one.”

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