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Athletes arrive in Toronto for Pan Am Games

Fahie reaches World Youths 100m Semi Final
Photo of Track and field athletes/coaches as they arrived at the village and were met with Swimming athlete Elinah Phillip and coach Tracy Bradshaw Front Row L-R – Tracy Bradshaw, Winston Potter, Tahesia Harrigan-Scott, Elinah Phillip, Xavier Dag Samuels and Karene King. Back Row L-R – Chantel E. Malone, Eldred Henry and Anthony Dougherty. Photo: Provided
Karene King will be taking part in the 200m on Thursday 23rd Jul, whilst Chantel E. Malone (above) competes in the Long Jump also on Thursday and Eldred Henry is participating in both the Shot Put and Discus on Wednesday and Thursday. Photo: Provided
Karene King will be taking part in the 200m on Thursday 23rd Jul, whilst Chantel E. Malone (above) competes in the Long Jump also on Thursday and Eldred Henry is participating in both the Shot Put and Discus on Wednesday and Thursday. Photo: Provided
Swimmer Elinah Phillip had a non advancing time of 60.72 in the 100m Freestyle even, finishing 24th overall and in the 50m Freestyle finished 21st overall with a time in her Heat of 27.37 seconds. Photo:Provided
Swimmer Elinah Phillip had a non advancing time of 60.72 in the 100m Freestyle even, finishing 24th overall and in the 50m Freestyle finished 21st overall with a time in her Heat of 27.37 seconds. Photo:Provided
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Track and Field Athletes representing the Virgin Islands arrived at the Pan Am Games in Toronto earlier this week and will begin competition from next Tuesday July 21, 2015.

Amongst the new arrivals were Tahesia Harrigan-Scott, fresh off running 11.14 last weekend, a time which qualified her for the IAAF World Championships in Beijing and the Rio 2016 Olympics.

She will be running in the 100m on Tuesday.

Karene King will be taking part in the 200m on Thursday July 23, whilst Chantel E. Malone competes in the Long Jump also on Thursday and Eldred Henry is participating in both the Shot Put and Discus on Wednesday and Thursday.

In results so far Flag Bearer from the Opening Ceremony, Joe Chapman lost his first round Men’s Singles match, 3-0 to Peruvian Alonso Escudero, 3-0, 11-7, 11-7 and 11-2.

Swimmer Elinah Phillip had a non advancing time of 60.72 in the 100m Freestyle even, finishing 24th overall and in the 50m Freestyle finished 21st overall with a time in her Heat of 27.37 seconds.

Elsewhere on the Track, L’Tsha Fahie concluded competition at the IAAF World Youth Championships competition in Cali, Colombia on Friday morning with a 5th place finish in the 200m Heats with a time of 25.26.

Earlier Fahie, the only Athlete to have qualified for the Championships from the Territory, advanced to the Girls 100m semifinals on Thursday where she finished sixth in 11.93 seconds and 17th overall, after reaching the semi finals as a fastest a fourth place finish in the prelims in 11.95.

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