Jamaican Teams win medals in Abu Dhabi Special Olympics
ABU DHABI – The Male and Female Volleyball Teams representing
Jamaica at the Special Olympic World Summer Games recently
concluded in Abu Dhabi won gold and silver medals, respectively,
in their categories.
Coaches Loran Grant and Allan Leavy had the chance to guide the
teams to podium positions in the volleyball competition.
The Male team consisted of Kemar Barrington Walcott, William
Lewis, Andre Stefan Sadler, Garth Alphanso Anderson, David
Gobern, Andrew Fitzroy Harris, David Caswell Duncan, Gary
Orlando Hayles and Orville Spaulding.
The members of the Female team were Michelle Campbell, Joan
Grace Edwards, Latoya Norida Guy, Rickel Hall, Roslyn Bell
Myles, Lorraine Nordia Strachan, Latoya Kimberley Turner,
Cellina Brown Junneil Bond and Tracey Ann Parkins.
The Jamaican delegation
of 98 persons to the Special Olympic was the largest from the
Caribbean, and was comprised of 73 athletes, 22 coaches, two
officers, and one medical doctor.