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V.I. Olympic Committee Announces Athletes for Paris Games

  • Staff Consortium
  • July 23, 2024

The V.I. Olympic Committee has announced the athletes who will represent the territory at the Paris Olympic Games. The delegation will compete in four disciplines: Archery, Athletics, Fencing, and Swimming.  Nicholas D’Amour will represent the Virgin Islands in Archery. He qualified for the Paris Olympics through the CAC Games 2024 and is currently ranked 11th in the world for individual archery. With a personal best ranking of 3 and a seasonal best of 10, D’Amour is set to compete on July 25. In Athletics, Eduardo Garcia will compete in the Marathon. He qualified with a season best of 1041 and is set to race on August 10, 2024. Garcia's dedication to long-distance running has positioned him as a strong contender, and his performance will be closely watched by supporters from the Virgin Islands. Kruz Schembri will represent the territory in Fencing, specifically in the Men’s Foil event. Schembri qualified through the Zonal Qualifiers in Costa Rica 2024, achieving a ranking of 3rd. ...