Antigua and Barbuda names delegation to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham England

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The Antigua and Barbuda Commonwealth Games Association announces the delegation to the 2022 Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham UK, 28th July – 8th August.

Antigua Barbuda is fielding a star-studded lineup in the sports of Swimming, Athletics, Boxing and Cycling in this edition of the Games.

The ABCGA Board selected Mr. Joel Rayne as the Chef de Mission. Mr. Rayne is highly experience in this field after a very successful Mission at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and other outings.

Joel will be ably assisted by Ms. Karen Joseph who will attend as Team Manager / Chaperone. Office Assistant, Ti-Anna Harris will attend as Administrative Assistant.

The Antigua and Barbuda selected the following Swimmers in the various event:

  • CCAN, Gold & Silver Medalist – Stefano Mitchell – Men’s 50m Freestyle & 100m Freestyle
  • CCAN Silver medalist and Carifta Gold medalist – Ethan Stubbs-Green – Men’s 100m Butterfly & 200m Butterfly
  • Caribbean Games Double Gold Medalist – Jadon Wuilliez – Men’s 50m Breaststroke & 100m Breaststroke
  • Olympic Scholarship Holder – Olivia Fuller – Women’s 50m Freestyle & 100m Freestyle

The Swimming team will be Official Mr. Wayne Mitchell

The Antigua and Barbuda Athletics Association selected the following Athletes in the various events:

  • National 100m Champion – Cejhae Greene – Men’s 100m & 200m
  • Caribbean Games Bronze Medalist – Darion Skerritt – 200m
  • National 100m & 200m Record holder – Joella Lloyd – Women’s 100m & 200m
  • US based distance runner – Kalique St. Jean – Men’s 800m & 1500m
  • National Triple Jumper – Taeco O’Garro – Triple Jump & Long Jump

The Athletics team Official will be Mr. Evans “Jawakie” Jones

The Antigua and Barbuda Boxing Association selected the following Boxers in the various events:

  • Panam Games Bronze medalist, Olympian – Alston Ryan – Men’s 60kg – 63.5kg (Light Welterweight)
  • New comer – Kagra Ryan – Women’s 70kg – 75kg (Middleweight)

The Boxing team Official will be Mr. Ralston Ryan

The Antigua and Barbuda Cycling Federation selected the following Cyclists in the various events:

  • National Road Champion – Jyme Bridges – Track Cycling Men’s 40km Points Race, 15km Scratch Race & Men’s Road Race
  • US based and former National Champion – Conor Delanbanque – Track Cycling Men’s 40k Points Race, 15k Scratch Race, Men’s Road Race and Individual Time Trial

The Cycling team Official will be Mr. St. Clair Williams

The team will depart Antigua and various states of the United States on 26th July and return on 9th August 2022.

The CGA President, Hon. E. P. Chet Greene, Secretary General, Cliff Williams and Treasurer, Yolanda Samuel will also be attending the Games and the General Assembly slated to take place 26th July 2022, at the Grand Hotel in Birmingham, England.

 

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