Guyanese contingent performs well at IGG

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The male cyclists celebrate their win by hoisting the National Flag
The male cyclists celebrate their win by hoisting the National Flag

[www.inewsguyana.com] – The second leg of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) held at the weekend, proved to be a success for the Guyanese contingent that travelled to Suriname.

The male volleyball team for the first time since 2008 won the volleyball title which was a welcoming sight despite the females not having a similar success.

The male cycling team was also in great form winning the time trials as well as sweeping the road race on the final day of the event on Sunday.

While the females were not as successful, they displayed great potential in coming years.

However, the chess and badminton teams were unsuccessful and finished behind both Suriname and French Guiana in the standings for those events.

While it can be looked at as more losses than wins, the team’s chemistry and spirit among the players as well as the wins by the cycling and volleyball teams along with the potential of the other sport disciplines was the high point of the weekend’s activity.

Male volleyball team
Male volleyball team

The Male cyclists were Kravitz Jeffrey, Akeem Arthur, Alonzo Ambrose and Shaquille Agard, while the females are Ronella Samuels and Toshawnna Doris.  The Badminton players were Narayan Ramdhani, Priyanna Ramdhani, Jonathon Mangra and Ambika Ramraj.

Chess was represented by regional national junior champion Haifeng Su, Roberto Neto, Jessica Clementson and Sheriffa Ali, while the table-tennis players are Elishaba Johnson, Kyle Edghill, Priscilla Greaves and Selenas Jackman.

The Female Volleyball players were; Tamala Onica Felix, Vashti Pooran, Rafaella Richardson, Kelshine Griffith, Tenisha Cort, Melisa Marks, Lisa Marks, Akeila Brown, Padmini Nankoo, Dian Mandokin and Cassie Junor.

The male volleyball players were; Devendra Latchman, Samuel Anthony Fraser, Madan Kumar Budhram, Yoganand Dhoray, Steven Anthony Veerapen, Muaaz Inshan, Rolwyn Heywood, Roy Mangrau, Rick Daniel Ritchie,Klondyke Rodney, Joshua Jagmohan, Ravi Rampartab and Xavier Lambert.

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