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Jamaica to compete in inaugural Caribbean games

Published:Thursday | January 10, 2008 | 10:41 AM

Jamaica is expected to compete at the inaugural Caribbean Games that will be held in Trinidad and Tobago from July 13 to 19 in 2009.

The seven-day event is proposed to have six sporting disciplines: Boxing, Aquatics (Swimming and Water Polo), Track and Field, Netball, Volleyball and Beach Volleyball.

The Games will be officially launched tomorrow morning, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.

More than 2,000 athletes, from 27 countries in the English, Spanish, French and Dutch-speaking Caribbean, are expected to be on show at the inaugural Games.

Cuba will host the second edition of the Caribbean Games, in 2013