Jamaica Fielding Strong Team to Special Olympics World Games 2019

88

Executive Director of Special Olympics Jamaica, Lorna Bell, says Jamaica will be sending a strong team to the 2019 World Games in the United Arab Emirates, in March.

Jamaica’s 98-member delegation to the Games, will include 73 athletes, 22 coaches, two officials and one medical staff.

[audio_mp3 url=”http://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/strong-team.mp3″]

Bell says the athletes have been putting in the work to ensure they continue Jamaica’s sporting dominance.

[audio_mp3 url=”http://nationwideradiojm.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/athletes-working-hard.mp3″]

–30–



Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *