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Para-athlete Tyler Smith at Junior Commonwealth Games 

Field event competitor Tyler Smith makes history for Grenada when he participates in the Junior Commonwealth Games in Trinidad and Tobago. He becomes the first Grenadian junior para-athlete to compete in an international event.  

The Grenada Paralympics Committee held a ceremony at Grenada Olympic House to salute and commemorate his selection on the Grenada team for the August 05 – 11 games in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago. 

Attending the event was his mother and immediate family, the president of the Grenada Olympic Committee Bunny Wilson, General Secretary Veda-Bruno Victor, and the coordinator of the Grenada National Council for the Disabled, among others.

The 15-year-old JW Fletcher student will compete in the Discuss competition.  The Junior Commonwealth Games is a multi-discipline sport and will feature junior athletes from across the Commonwealth.

President of the Grenada Paralympics Committee Ray Roberts said Tyler’s selection and participation is a most welcomed incentive, noting it ought to inspire other physically challenged student-athletes to invest in their athletic ability.

Roberts said he attended a couple of Tyler’s training sessions and speaking to the coaches who facilitated his training, the consensus was he is a focused athlete. 

He challenged parents, principals, teachers and community leaders to motivate people with disability in the school system and in the villages to become active participants in sports. “We need your support,” he said.

The President of the Grenada Olympic Committee (GOC), Bunny Wilson, congratulated Tyler Smith, describing him as Grenada’s trailblazer. He urged him to relish the opportunity, noting that his success is Grenada’s success.

Wilson told Smith he was one of Grenada’s trailblazers at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and it was a great feeling. 

Grenada Secretary of the Grenada Olympic Committee Veda Bruno-Victor congratulated Smith and his St David Track Blazers coaches for their dedication. She said Grenada and Jamaica are the only two Caribbean nations represented in Para-athletics at the Commonwealth Games.

Grenada will be represented in four sports at the Junior Commonwealth Games, swimming, triathlon, cycling and track and field.

Para-athlete Tyler Smith at Junior Commonwealth Games 

Field event competitor Tyler Smith makes history for Grenada when he participates in the Junior Commonwealth Games in Trinidad and Tobago. He becomes the first Grenadian junior para-athlete to compete in an international event.  

The Grenada Paralympics Committee held a ceremony at Grenada Olympic House to salute and commemorate his selection on the Grenada team for the August 05 – 11 games in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago. 

Attending the event was his mother and immediate family, the president of the Grenada Olympic Committee Bunny Wilson, General Secretary Veda-Bruno Victor, and the coordinator of the Grenada National Council for the Disabled, among others.

The 15-year-old JW Fletcher student will compete in the Discuss competition.  The Junior Commonwealth Games is a multi-discipline sport and will feature junior athletes from across the Commonwealth.

President of the Grenada Paralympics Committee Ray Roberts said Tyler’s selection and participation is a most welcomed incentive, noting it ought to inspire other physically challenged student-athletes to invest in their athletic ability.

Roberts said he attended a couple of Tyler’s training sessions and speaking to the coaches who facilitated his training, the consensus was he is a focused athlete. 

He challenged parents, principals, teachers and community leaders to motivate people with disability in the school system and in the villages to become active participants in sports. “We need your support,” he said.

The President of the Grenada Olympic Committee (GOC), Bunny Wilson, congratulated Tyler Smith, describing him as Grenada’s trailblazer. He urged him to relish the opportunity, noting that his success is Grenada’s success.

Wilson told Smith he was one of Grenada’s trailblazers at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and it was a great feeling. 

Grenada Secretary of the Grenada Olympic Committee Veda Bruno-Victor congratulated Smith and his St David Track Blazers coaches for their dedication. She said Grenada and Jamaica are the only two Caribbean nations represented in Para-athletics at the Commonwealth Games.

Grenada will be represented in four sports at the Junior Commonwealth Games, swimming, triathlon, cycling and track and field.

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