Surfer Chelsea Tuach, tennis player Darian King, and cyclist Amber Joseph will spearhead a 30-member multi-sport Barbados team for the upcoming XIX Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile from October 20 to November 5.
The country will be represented in 20 individual sports, supported by 30 officials including coaches and management as announced by the Barbados Olympic Association.
Four years ago, sprint-hurdler Shane Brathwaite captured Barbados’ first and only gold medal at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.
In 2019, Brathwaite prevailed in a time of 13.31 seconds to deliver the country’s only medal at the 18th staging of the Games.
Athletics – Sonia Gaskin; Aquatics – Jack Kirby, Danielle Titus; Badminton – Kennie King; Boxing – Jabali Breedy, Kimberley Gittens, Charles Cox; Cycling (track) – Amber Joseph; E-Sports – Keoma Mallett; Equestrian – Roberta Foster; Golf – Emily Odwin; Gymnastics – Anya Pilgrim; Rowing – Kyle Spenard; Sailing – Scott Gittens; Shooting – Michelle Elliot, Michael Maskell, Richard Greenidge, Justin St John, Dave Seale, Tesonna Alleyne; Squash – Meagan Best, Amanda Haywood, Margot Prow; Surfing – Chelsea Tuach; Table Tennis – Tyrese Knight; Taekwondo – Chioke Holder; Tennis – Darian King; Triathlon – Matthew Wright; Weightlifting – Daniel Griffith; Wrestling – Adrian Maynard.
Chef de Mission: Shelley-Ann Griffith, Assistant Chef de Mission: Kendia Brathwaite. (RW)