[www.inewsguyana.com] – Guyana’s first and only Synthetic track was commissioned on Friday April 17 and dubbed the National Track and Field Centre.
In front of a packed crowd, President Donald Ramotar delivered the featured address noting the facility augurs well for the future of Guyana’s athletes.
Ramotar also stressed that Regional and International events must be kept on the track to promote Guyana’s beauty.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Sport Dr Frank Anthony called the event “a historic day” for Guyana.
Dr Anthony highlighted that the facility will only allow Guyana’s athletes to improve and hopefully turn Guyana into a power house throughout the region and further afield.
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Sport, Alfred King highlighted the journey to completing the facility and called the event “special”.
Ramotar and current Prime Minister Samuel Hinds went onto unveil the name of the stadium before a few track events followed and a short football game concluded the programmed of the opening.