Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Philip J Pierre, took to his social media to congratulate the team of athletes who travelled to Bahamas and Curaçao for the 50th edition of the CARIFTA Games. The athletes were representing Saint Lucia at the competition. According to the update shared by the Prime Minister, all the athletes performed remarkably at the regional competition.
Accordingly, Prime Minister Pierre shared his pride and best wishes with the sports personalities on the island. He also urged the people of Saint Lucia to join him and extend congratulations to the team of athletes. PM Pierre extended shared the overall result of the competition with respect to Saint Lucia.
He wrote, Join me to congratulate all our medalists and athletes who participated in the 50th edition of CARIFTA Games on behalf of Saint Lucia held in the Bahamas & Curaçao over the weekend. The event was hosted for three days, from April 7, 2023, to April 10, 2023. The athletes have successfully concluded the event and are ready to return to the island.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Philip J Pierre asserted in his social media post that they are continuously witnessing the power of sports in promoting health, access to higher education, and getting access to economic livelihoods of all the people who are committed and disciplined to their sport.
He addressed the athletes of the island and stated that the people of the country are proud of their achievements. The results for the competition are as follows:
CARIFTA Athletics Championships Saint Lucian Athletes secured:
In the CARIFTA Swimming Championships, the athletes secured:
Several social media users have taken to the comment section of the Prime Minister’s post to share their good wishes. The social media users have taken the initiative to applaud the athletes. They asserted that the athletes have made the people of Saint Lucia proud.