Team St. Kitts and Nevis continues to shine at the Special Olympics Games in Abu Dhabi. Our athletes have secured eight gold medals. The curtains come down on the games tomorrow, March 21.
Tanique Richards secured double gold in the 100m and 200m females; Shakir Stapleton captured gold in men’s tennis; cyclists Jamor Merchant and Robert Liddie rode to gold in the 5k and 10 k timed trials, respectively and Lemuel Hobson swam to gold in the 800m freestyle.
Other gold medal performances came from Roshawn Daniel in the 800m and Krislyn Warner and Lawvander Forbes, who captured gold in the bocce doubles.
The squad has also secured two silver medals and four bronze.