A team of five (5) athletes and two (2) officials departed the Federation on Monday 13th July, 2015 for Cali, Colombia, to participate in the 9th IAAF World Youth Championships.
The delegation comprised of:
Keishonna Brookes – 100mH
Hannah Mills – 200m
Wayne Griffin – 100m & 200m
Aljani Bridgweater – 110mH
Jermaine Francis – High Jump
Grace Maritza Dias – Team Leader
Donnell Esdaille – Head Coach
Selection to the National Representative Team required that all athletes attained the requisite international qualifying standards set by IAAF and participate in the SKNAAA’s National Youth, Junior and Senior Championships. These elite youth athletes are also listed for possible selection to the St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee’s (SKNOC) Commonwealth Youth Games Team.
The Executive of the SKNAAA extends best wishes to the team and would like to take the opportunity to express sincere thanks and appreciation to the St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) for making the Team’s participation possible.
The IAAF World Youth Championships are held biannually and caters to athletes aged 16 and 17 years.