Ms. Lovie Santana-Duke, Senior was appointed as TeamTTO’s Chef de Mission (head of delegation) for the first ever Sand and Beach Games which kicks off 19th November in Santa Marta, Colombia.
Ms. Santana-Duke who currently serves as TTOC’s Senior Administrative Officer for the past twelve years, was also the Chef De Mission for the 2018 CAC Games in Barranquilla, Columbia and assistant Chef De Mission for the Rio De Janiero 2016 Olympic Games as well as the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic, 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games.
She also supported the TeamTTO delegation as an administrative assistant in the preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, Scotland and 2015 Pan American Games held in Toronto Canada.
The Under 23 Sand and Beach Games, historic event for Centro Caribe Sports where TeamTTO will be competing in five (5) of the ten (10) sports on the 10 sporting programmes.
The team comprising of 31 persons in size with 20 athletes and 10 officials, inclusive of two medical officers, Kionne Franklyn (Doctor) and Brent Elder (Massage Therapist) and one social media personnel, Ms. Melanie Gulston.
SANTA MARTA BEACH GAMES, 19th – 26th NOVEMBER 2022
Chef de Mission - Lovie Santana-Duke
Social Media Personnel - Melanie Gulston
Kionne Franklyn - Doctor
Brent Elder - Massage Therapist
1. Beach Volleyball: 4 athletes, 2 officials
Athletes: Tysan Selvon, Britany Choon, Joshua Persaud, Nicolas Williams
Officials: Asma Charles, Colin Charles
2. Beach Handball: 10 athletes, 3 officials
Athletes: Christoff Phillip, Akim Wills, Stephawn Solomon, Derice Biggart, Chad Phillip, Noel Cummings, Daniel Williams, Ronaldo Scott, Kareem Wylie, Kemuel Eastman
Officials: Kenwin Goden, Rhonda Clarke, Marc Bisnath
3. Surfing: 2 athletes, 1 official
Athletes: Aiden Albada, Jude Gomez
Officials: Edward Albada
4. Open Water Swimming 4 athletes, 1 official
Athletes: Shania David, Amelia Rajack, Nikoli Blackman, Zachary Anthony
Official: Maurice Faria
Total Athletes: 20 (4 Females, 16 Males)
Total Officials: 11 inclusive of Chef de Mission, Medical, Coaches and Managers.
Total team size: 31