LIVE LINK PLANNED WITH PHOTOS, INTERVIEWS, RESULTS
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MEET WILL "NOT" BE STREAMED LIVE
The Trinidad and Tobago Association of Masters Athletes is hosting its 25th Annual National Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo on Saturday 8th May 2010 beginning at 9:00am.
The cost of registration is twenty-five dollars ($25) for the first event and ten dollars ($10) for event thereafter.
The deadline for registration is 1st May 2010.
Persons wishing to represent Trinidad and Tobago at upcoming regional and international meets must register with the TTAMA at a cost of one hundred and twenty dollars ($120.00: Subscription - $100, memberships - $20.00).
Interested persons can contact TTAMA President: Jim Clarke (684-1512), Secretary: Ahamad As-Siddiq (790-6021), Treasurer: Irma Riley(753-5763) and P.R.O. Michael Elcock-Jordan (764-4065).
The championships are open to athletes 35 years and over and some of the world’s top- rated masters’ athletes will be action including the reigning double World indoor champion Geraldine George-Francis, Ahamad Ah-Sadiq, Gwendolyn Smith and Ossie Rogers.
George-Francis was first in the Women (35-39) Javelin and Shot Putt 2010 World Masters Track and Field Championships held in Kamloops, Canada from March 1st to 6th. She returned from Canada with three medals taking silver in the Discus event. Ah-Sadiq won T and T’s fourth medal taking bronze in the M (60-64) 200m finals in 28.05 seconds. Our athletes finished 32nd on the medal standing.
In 2009 Geraldine also struck gold when she won the W (35-39) Shot Putt throw (11.79 m) at the World outdoor Championships in Lahti, Finland. She also picked up a silver in the Javelin. Gwendolyn Smith won double silver in the W (40-44) Javelin and Shot events. In the M (70-74) 300m Hurdles Ossie Rogers came back home also won silver.
This year local athletes will be vying to represent Trinidad & Tobago at the 24th North American, Central American and Caribbean World Masters Association Games carded for the end of July. (The venue is yet to be confirmed). At the last NACACWMA meet in 2008 in Clearmont, Florida, Trinidad and Tobago won a record haul of 48 medals( 25 gold, 14 silver and 9 bronze).
Order of Events for Saturday 8th May 2010.
Note: Oldest age group – first, women before men.
Age groups may be combined for an event where necessary, however medals will be awarded for each group separately.