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TSTT hails the return of T&T swimming and water polo champions

Trinidad - TSTT joins the national community in congratulating the national swim and water polo teams for their flawless performance at the just concluded Caribbean Islands Swimming &Water Polo Championships in Jamaica. The T & T swimmers placed first overall even in the face of strong competition from Jamaica and Puerto Rico, the eventual second and third place teams respectively. The four water polo teams, not to be outdone by their swimming counterparts, took gold in the boys under 15 and girls under 17, and silver in the boys under 17 and boys over 18. Those results were good enough for an overall first place in the water polo competition.

TSTT is extremely proud of the team, coaches and management who, working together, pulled off this extra-ordinary success. Two years ago at the last championships, the T&T swim team gave a creditable performance win second place overall. Before leaving Trinidad, the teams were hosted by TSTT and the Swimming Association at TSTT’s Chaguaramas Training center where TSTT, the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs and other stakeholders had the opportunity to meet the teams. TSTT’s Chief Financial Officer Rakesh Goswami, Natasha Nunez from the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs and Swim coach and radio personality Anil Roberts spoke highly of the 30-plus group of youngsters and assured them that they had the support of the country going into this major regional swim and water polo championships.

“TSTT is extremely elated that the teams bore the challenge of representing their country with grace and are coming home safely and triumphantly, having achieved the winning results that we knew they were capable of,” said Camille Salandy, TSTT’s Head of Public Relations and External Affairs. Salandy said the company was especially proud of the role of TSTT staffer Gary Morales, who accompanied the teams as Manager of the contingent of athletes, coaches and administrators.